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Beyond The Glimmering Lights: The Pride And Perseverance Of African Americans In Las Vegas

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Beyond the Glimmering Lights relates the struggles, pains, and victories of black residents and entertainers during the most racially unjust period in the history of Las Vegas. Told through the eyes of author and native Las Vegan Trish Geran, she narrates her Aunt Magnolia's life and times in Las Vegas, experiences that occurred from 1942 to 1960 and stories passed on by e ...more
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Published January 1st 2010 by Stephens Press
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Amanda
Jan 28, 2008 rated it it was ok
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Loaded with information about the African-American history of Las Vegas, this is a treasure of a book. Great photos too. Unfortunately, I didn't think it was very well-written, and it didn't flow but jumped from subject to subject.
Tai King
Mar 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I rather enjoyed this book. It wasn't meant to be a history listen; this book is telling someone's story. I learned quite a few things about the history of Blacks in Las Vegas and I also got to see someone else's life unravel during that time frame. It was a good read. :)
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