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A short history of Reno

by Barbara Land

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Published by University of Nevada Press in Reno .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Reno (Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Reno (Nev.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-127) and index.

      StatementBarbara and Myrick Land.
      ContributionsLand, Myrick, 1922-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF849.R4 L35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination130 p. :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1107180M
      ISBN 100874172624
      LC Control Number94032428
      OCLC/WorldCa31045992

      Early historical facts. Geologic events formed the state's Basin and Range topography, the "Nevada Basin" physiographic region, and the central Nevada desert (e.g., the recession of the Pleistocene Lake Lahontan changed the Humboldt River course), and Great Paiute, Shoshone, Quoeech, Washoe, and Walapai tribes had inhabited Nevada for millennia before . A Short History of Reno, Second Edition (1st Edition) by Richard Moreno Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN X / X ISBN / This completely revised and updated edition of A Short History of Reno provides an entertaining and Book Edition: 1st Edition.

        Lilyan Stratton's Reno: A Book of Short Stories () is a collection of "tragic little tales of the divorce colony," and an "attempt to change the world's opinion of Reno." Stratton refers to the Washoe County Courthouse in Reno as "the separator," a stout lady as a "Reno-ceros," and describes the experience of being "Reno-vated.".   A long-time historic preservationist, Holly has written three previous books about Reno’s history: Education for Nevada: Years of Teacher Education at the College of Education, University of Nevada, (Black Rock Press, ), Historic Houses and Buildings of Reno, Nevada (Black Rock, , ), and Mackay Memories: The First.

      John published a book of poems entitled HeartJazz and is working on a book of short stories, a novel/screenplay and another book of poems. He and his wife Sharon of 23 years are avid outdoor adventurers, golfers, photographers and explorers of . Antique Book Repair in Reno on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Bookbinders in Reno, NV.


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