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Reno"s big gamble

Alicia Barber

Reno"s big gamble

image and reputation in the biggest little city

by Alicia Barber

  • 19 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tourism -- Nevada -- Reno -- History,
  • Reno (Nev.) -- History,
  • Reno (Nev.) -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlicia Barber.
    SeriesCultureAmerica
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF849.R4 B37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16943993M
    ISBN 109780700615940
    LC Control Number2008027416
    OCLC/WorldCa225875114

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