Water waste and wealth an inaugural lecture by P. C. G. Isaac

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He has been awarded literary prizes from Shenandoah, North American Review, Crab Orchard Review, and Columbia Jour-nal. He holds an MFA in nonfiction from the University of Iowa, where he was an Iowa Arts Fellow.

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