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Set in a small Nevada town of Italian immigrants, this allegorical tale illustrates the human traits of evil and fear.... more

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A Cartographic History
The Great Basin was the last region of continental North America to be explored and mapped, and it remained largely a mystery to Euro-Americans until well into the nineteenth century.... more

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Eight Artists and Nevada
Foreword by Jeff Kelley. Nevada's open spaces have long inspired complex responses from a population largely shaped by European sensibilities toward land and its uses.... more

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Spanish-Mexican Women and Interethnic Marriage in California, 1820-1880
The surprising truth about intermarriage in 19th-Century California. Until recently, most studies of the colonial period of the American West have focused on the activities and agency of men.... more

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A Novel
The American conquest of California is the subject of Lawrence Coates’ remarkable new novel, a tale rich in magical irony, fraught with caustic truths and wrenching insights into the human condition.... more

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Building the New Nevada
A collection of biographical essays on fourteen contemporary Nevadans. The subjects of the essays are Maude Frazier;... more

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This erotic urban mystery is set in Salt Lake City, Utah. Grace Stern, a botanist, is married to but separated from Pascal, a heart surgeon and soon-to-be murder victim.... more

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The stories in this collection explore those moments when the seemingly fixed coordinates of our lives abruptly give way—when mother love fractures, a faithful husband abandons his family, a conscientious middle-class life implodes, or loyalty demands an excruciating sacrifice.... more