Mary Manning – Under the Mushroom Cloud
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Phyllis N. Barber was born in Nevada and grew up in Boulder City and Las Vegas. She can trace her family’s Nevada roots to the 1860s. Trained as a classical pianist, she has served on the Board of Directors for the Utah Symphony. She later worked as a feature writer for the Utah Holiday magazine.
Nevada Writers Hall of Fame.University Libraries, Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center. 02 Jan 2014. 17 Apr 2014.
There's a basin, wrought of reason,
tortoise dry and clean of air
Where rivers hike to meet their fate,
get lost and disappear
Where Grand Adventure had a say
and different would prevail
And where only hardy life hangs on
to all that it entails... Read More