Douglas H. Strong, Book Review Editor
Man-Made Disaster: The Story of St. Francis Dam. By Charles F. Outland. Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Co., 1977. Illustrations, map, appendices, bibliography, index. 275 pages.
First published in 1963, this revised and enlarged edition of Outland’s book traces in detail the circumstances and series of events which led to the collapse of the St. Francis Dam in the Santa Clara Valley east of Ventura in 1928.