In Nevada

In Nevada

The Land, the People, God, and Chance

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A contemplative, provocative history and travelogue exploring the state of Nevada ranges from the Wild West era to the present day, examining its people, diverse landscape, and its social, cultural, political, and financial institutions. 25,000 first printing.

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Thomson (author of a dictionary of film, biographies of several filmmakers, and some fictional works) traverses Nevada's wildness and weirdness, from its desolate landscape to its gambling, prostitution, easy divorces, no taxes, nuclear testing, and storage of nuclear waste and the infamous city of Las Vegas. Artful b&w photographs help capture the state of mind. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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A history and travelogue exploring the state of Nevada ranges from the Wild West era to the present day, examining its people, diverse landscape, and its social, cultural, political, and financial institutions

Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1999
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780679454861
0679454861
Branch Call Number: 979.3 T382i 1999
Characteristics: 330 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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