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Table of Contents and Preface only. While High and Dry focuses on clashes of principles and personalities, especially in the courtroom, it remains very much a story about a river and its world in an arid region. There are irrigators here, including the leading "old families" of southeastern New Mexico, and there is nature here, including "the vampires of the West," the rapacious salt cedars relentlessly sucking up the precious Pecos stream flow.
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Hall, G. Emlen. "High and Dry: The Texas New Mexico Struggle for the Pecos River." (2002): 291 pages. https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/law_facbookdisplay/3