Andy Kirk, UNLV History Department
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October 31, 2014, will mark the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s statehood. The official commemorative volume of the Nevada Sesquicentennial, Nevada: 150 Years in the Silver State is a compelling historical, visual, and cultural portrait of the “Battle Born” state. Editor Geoff Schumacher, a well-known Nevada journalist and author, brings together contributions from the state’s finest writers and photographers. This ambitious book profiles each of Nevada’s seventeen counties, as well as its diverse cultural treasures.
Schumacher, Geoff. “Spring 2014 Nevada Press”. nvbooks.nevada.edu. University of Nevada Press. Spring 2014. Web. 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