A Short History of Reno by Barbara Land and Myrick Land.
A Short History of Reno is an entertaining and anecdotal treatment of the city's history. Wonderfully illustrated with dozens of black-and-white photographs, the authors, Barbara and Myrick Land, uncover some little known facts and enlighten readers about Reno's colorful past.
Included are a parade of bigger-than-life characters who left their mark on the city including: John C. Fremont, Pretty Boy Floyd and John Dillinger, Pappy Smith who invented Harolds Club and a bingo man named Bill Harrah who did the most to make Nevada the entertainment capital of the world.
Paperback: 130 pages
Publisher: University of Nevada Press (April 1, 1995)