The Resource A history of Weiss Lake, Douglas Scott Wright, (ebook)

A history of Weiss Lake, Douglas Scott Wright, (ebook)

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A history of Weiss Lake
Title
A history of Weiss Lake
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Scott Wright
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Until the late 1950s, the major body of water for residents of northeast Alabama was the Coosa River, which wove prominently through the rural landscape of the region. When Alabama Power Company decided to dam the river in order to build a thirty-thousand-acre reservoir, locals were divided about whether to welcome the hydroelectricity and potential prosperity or resist losing their land and proud agrarian heritage. Three years and millions of cubic yards of earth later, Weiss Lake emerged to alter Cherokee County history permanently. Post editor and county native Scott Wright presents a captivating collection of personal recollections and historical vignettes to illustrate the magnitude of the lake's influence in shaping the future of the area--and damming its past
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1970-
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Wright, Scott
Dewey number
976.1/65
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Weiss Lake (Ala.)
  • Cherokee County (Ala.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A history of Weiss Lake, Douglas Scott Wright, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614230663
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509753
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remote
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11509753
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MWT11509753
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A history of Weiss Lake, Douglas Scott Wright, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614230663
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509753
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509753
System control number
MWT11509753
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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