Las Vegas is considered a modern icon of excess. It offers every imaginable
extreme of greed, pleasure, and despair, all supported by technology that
enhances fantasy and allows residents and visitors alike to forget reality
Too many visitors to the Silver State never see Ann Ronald and Stephen Trimble's Nevada: teal sky and a sea of purple sage, mountain mahogany and a crimson mass of claret cup cactus, a dust-blown sunset of vermilion, orange, and gold....