Synopses & Reviews
Las Vegass reputation as "sin city" has attracted millions of tourists in the seven decades since gaming was legalized in Nevada, and continues to reign as the entertainment showplace of the nation. Pairing historical photographs of the town with specially commissioned views of the same scenes today, this all-new edition of Las Vegas Then and Now
provides the reader with an intriguing look into the history of the town that has become a cultural icon.
About the Author
Su Kim Chung
is a native of Fresno, California. She studied European history at California State University, Fresno and obtained her MA in 1995. After earning her MLIS from the University of California she moved to Las Vegas to work as the Manuscripts Librarian in Special Collections at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her primary duty is the identification, selection, and acquisition of archival collections that document the history and culture of Las Vegas and the Southern Nevada region.