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Problem and Pathological Gambling
As attitudes toward gambling have changed—as more and more jurisdictions have turned to legalized gambling as a means to create jobs, stimulate investment, shore up tax revenues, and provide new forms of recreation for their citizens—the incidence of problem and pathological gambling has increased.... more

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Loss and Renewal in a Land of Fire
David Strohmaier’s long career as a firefighter has given him intimate knowledge of wildfire and its complex role in the natural world of the American West.... more

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Inside the Culture of Casino Dealing
Dummy Up and Deal offers a candid view of the Las Vegas casino industry from the blackjack dealer’s side of the table.... more

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A Novella
An action-packed story set during the violent and conflict-ridden days of the early 20th century, Dust Devils takes place in the rugged mountains and deserts of Eastern California and Northern Nevada.... more

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Women and Work in Los Angeles, 1880–1930
The half-century between 1880 and 1930 saw rampant growth in Los Angeles and an equally rapid movement of women into the work force.... more

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A Nevada Album
Essays by Ann Ronald,
Photography by Stephen Trimble
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.... more

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Essays on Nevada
Edited and with an introduction by Wilbur S. Shepperson
East of Eden, West of Zion is a collection of essays in which a dozen historians and novelists present their impressions and concerns about “end of the century” Nevada.... more

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Stories on the Border
The Chicano characters in Richard Yañez's debut story collection live in El Paso's Lower Valley but inhabit a number of borders—between two countries, two languages, and two cultures, between childhood and manhood, life and death.... more

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