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An Imperial-Sized Portrait of Imperial County

August 12, 2009 11:46 a.m.

Imperial County sprawls across deserts, date groves and labor camps from Julian to Arizona and from Riverside County to the border. William Vollman has written a 1,300-page portrait of this immense hot and dry land, the people who pioneered it and the people who live and work there today.

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