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The Grit Beneath the Glitter Tales from the Real Las Vegas

  • by Hal Rothman (Editor), Mike Davis (Editor)
  • March 2002
  • First Edition
  • Paperback
    $33.95,  £27.00
    eBook
    $33.95,  £27.00
  • Title Details

    Rights: Available worldwide
    Pages: 388
    ISBN: 9780520225381
    Trim Size: 6 x 9
    Illustrations: 65 b/w photographs, 3 tables

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Courtney Alexander is research director for the Culinary Workers Union Local 226.

Jay Brigham is a staff historian with Morgan Angel Associates in Washington, D.C.

Jon Christensen is a freelance investigative reporter and writer based in Carson City, Nevada.

Mike Davis is professor of history at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, and the author of Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster.

Constance Devereaux is a freelance writer and artist in Southern California.

Brian Frehner is completing his doctoral degree at the University of Oklahoma.

Peter Goin is professor of art at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Joanne L. Goodwin is associate professor of history at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Kathryn Hausbeck is assistant professor of sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Norman M. Klein teaches at the California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles.

Shannon McMackin is a native of Las Vegas.

Francisco Menendez is associate professor of film and the director of film studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Kit Miller is a freelance writer and photographer in Carson City, Nevada.

Richard Misrach is a professional photographer in Emeryville, California.

Eugene Moehring is professor of history at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Robert E. Parker is professor of sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Hal Rothman is professor of history at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the author of Devil's Bargains: Tourism in the Twentieth-Century American West and Neon Metropolis: How Las Vegas Started the Twenty-first Century.

William N. Thompson is professor of public administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Amie Williams is a filmmaker and the principal of Balmaiden Films.