Contributor biographical information for Left in the dust : empire, disease, and water in L.A. / by Karen Piper.

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Karen Piper is Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Missouri-Columbia and author of Cartographic Fictions: Maps, Race, and Identity. She lives in Columbia, Montana.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Dust control -- California -- Los Angeles.
Water supply -- California -- Los Angeles.
Water diversion -- Environmental aspects -- California -- Owens Lake Region (Inyo County)
Paiute Indians -- California -- Owens Lake Region (Inyo County) -- Government relations.