A Short History of Lake Tahoe - By Michael J. Makley

A Short History of Lake Tahoe - By Michael J. Makley

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A Short History of Lake Tahoe recounts the long, fascinating history of Lake Tahoe.

 

Author Michael J. Makley examines the geology and natural history of the Lake while introducing the people who shaped its history; including the Washoe Indians and colorful characters such as Mark Twain and legendary teamster Hank Monk, as well as later figures like entertainer Frank Sinatra and Olympic skier Julia Mancuso.

Covering the development of the Lake's surrounding valley, including the impacts of mining, logging, and tourism, and the economic, political, and social controversies regarding the use and misuse of the lake's resources.

  • Paperback
  • 177 Pages

Author: Michael J. Makley

Publisher: University of Nevada Press