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Mark Arax On Chasing The Stories For His Fourth Book: The Dreamt Land

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Mark Arax just completed his fourth book, a mix of memoir, investigative reporting and history to explain California's lust for bigger and better in the face of environmental peril.

Today in our studio, the writer and journalist Mark Arax reads from "The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California." He also talks about the writer's process and the magic and plunder, the defiance of the natural world, that shape water politics and agriculture in the state.

Alice Daniel was News Director for KVPR from 2019-2022. Daniel has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and more than 25 years of experience as a print and radio journalist.
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