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Naked Las Vegas

Author : Greg Friedler
ISBN : 0393332489
Genre : Photography
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'I have always liked John Lennon's idea about violence being grotesque and nudity being beautiful.'--Las Vegas cab driver Like Greg Friedler's three previous studies--Naked New York, Naked Los Angeles, and Naked London--where each subject appears first clothed and then without clothes, these seventy-five people both confirm and contradict our assumptions about those who live and work in Sin City. Color photographs echo the gaudy surface of the Strip, but these people--including waitresses, teachers, sex workers, businessmen, transsexuals, taxi drivers, mothers, and homeless men--dare to step outside their protective everyday facades. Unlike traditional nude photography, these portraits are devoid of erotic or sexual overtones. Friedler's work is a kind of anthropological survey. If clothing is a voluntary choice, unclothed we see people in an involuntary state--we see their bodies as we see their faces, unmasked. These images are at once deeply intimate and refreshingly matter-of-fact.
Category: Photography

Las Vegas For Dummies

Author : Mary Herczog
ISBN : 9780470438015
Genre : Travel
File Size : 59.57 MB
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Category: Travel

God In Naked City

Author : Dave DeKeesh
ISBN : 9781300315346
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Naked In Cyberspace

Author : Carole A. Lane
ISBN : 0910965501
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Reveals the personal records available on the Internet; examines Internet privacy; and explores such sources of information as mailing lists, telephone directories, news databases, bank records, and consumer credit records.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Naked In The Rain

Author : Eowyn Wood
ISBN : 9780977873807
Genre : Fiction
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In this sequel to "Naked in the Rain," teenagers Brian and River strike out on their own, but soon run out of money and start working the streets of Los Angeles as prostitutes. The boys marry each other, but their happiness doesnt last. Drugs use is rampant, and River overdoses and dies. Brian drifts across the country in an attempt to deal with the loss of his love. He spends time with his family on the east coast, then returns to Arizona to visit Rivers grave and deal with his loss. He finds out River left him an inheritance, and Brian stops working as a prostitute. Brian reunites with his best friend, Stuart, in Portland, Oregon. They form a rock band and find some success especially during their European tour. But Brians drug problems multiply, and by age 21 he has become a heroin addict. His friends intervene and convince him to check into rehab, where he finally confronts his childhood demons of sexual and emotion abuse and resolves lifelong issues. His new lover, Morgan, moves in with him. Brian also falls in love with Elise, who plays viola in the Oregon Symphony, where Brian has a second career with classical piano. Morgan and Elise accept sharing Brian, although he knows it cant last.
Category: Fiction

Naked Truth

Author : Judith Lynne Hanna
ISBN : 9780292744981
Genre : Religion
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Across America, strip clubs have come under attack by a politically aggressive segment of the Christian Right. Using plausible-sounding but factually untrue arguments about the harmful effects of strip clubs on their communities, the Christian Right has stoked public outrage and incited local and state governments to impose onerous restrictions on the clubs with the intent of dismantling the exotic dance industry. But an even larger agenda is at work, according to Judith Lynne Hanna. In Naked Truth, she builds a convincing case that the attack on exotic dance is part of the activist Christian Right’s “grand design” to supplant constitutional democracy in America with a Bible-based theocracy. Hanna takes readers onstage, backstage, and into the community and courts to reveal the conflicts, charges, and realities that are playing out at the intersection of erotic fantasy, religion, politics, and law. She explains why exotic dance is a legitimate form of artistic communication and debunks the many myths and untruths that the Christian Right uses to fight strip clubs. Hanna also demonstrates that while the fight happens at the local level, it is part of a national campaign to regulate sexuality and punish those who do not adhere to Scripture-based moral values. Ultimately, she argues, the naked truth is that the separation of church and state is under siege and our civil liberties—free speech, women’s rights, and free enterprise—are at stake.
Category: Religion

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

Author : Hunter S. Thompson
ISBN : 9780307744067
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This cult classic of gonzo journalism is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the strangest journeys ever undertaken. Now a major motion picture from Universal, directed by Terry Gilliam and starring Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Real Las Vegas

Author : David Littlejohn
ISBN : 0195351401
Genre : Travel
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What images come to mind when you think of Las Vegas? Mobsters and showgirls, magicians and tigers, multimillion-dollar poker games and prizefights; towering signboards that light up the night in front of ever more spectacular casino hotels. But real people live here, too--over a million today, two million tomorrow. Greater Las Vegas has long been the fastest growing metropolitan area in America. And almost every aspect of its citizens' lives is influenced by the almighty power of the gambling industry. A team of fifteen reporters led by David Littlejohn, together with prize winning photo-journalist Eric Gran, studied the "real" Las Vegas--the city beyond the Strip and Downtown--for the better part of a year. They talked to teenagers (whose suicide and dropout rates frighten parents), senior citizens (many of whom spend their days playing bingo and the slots), Mexican immigrants (who build the new houses and clean the hotels), homeless people and angry blacks, as well as local police, active Christians, city officials, and prostitutes. They looked into the local churches, the powerful labor unions, pawn shops, the real estate boom, defiant ranchers to the north, and dire predictions that the city is about to run out of water. Proud Las Vegans claim that theirs is just a friendly southwestern boomtown--"the finest community I have ever lived in," says Bishop Daniel Walsh, who comes from San Francisco. But their picture of Las Vegas as a vibrant, civic-minded metropolis conflicts with evidence of transiency, rootlessness, political impotence, and social dysfunction. In this close-up investigation of the real lives being led in America's most tourist-jammed, gambling-driven city, readers will discover a Las Vegas very different from the one they may have seen or imagined.
Category: Travel

The Naked Truth

Author : Mark Faulk
ISBN : 9780980008524
Genre : Political Science
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Category: Political Science

Naked Love

Author : Joyce Keveren
ISBN : 9781453586563
Genre : Fiction
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Adrian has fallen in love with a man, who seems almost impossibly perfect for her,She has a new better paying job modeling underwear and she has just learned that herBeloved father is not dead as reported, but in the Amazon searching for a miracleMedication with an ancient medicine man and falling in love with a naked jungleTeenager. What could possibly go wrong? Does Cole Slaugh, the handsome FBI agentWho has fallen in love with her while tailing her and her lover knows?Joyce Keveren is a writer, painter, semi-hermit and mother of four grown childrenWho is currently living in Phoenix, Arizona.I was raised on my grandfather's isolated cattle ranch in northeastern Wyoming. I lived for twenty years on the Zuni Indian Reservation in west central New Mexico where I raised my four children. I am now living in the city of Phoenix Arizona.I have been writing since I was very young, have self-published 4 novels.
Category: Fiction

A Naked Singularity

Author : Sergio De La Pava
ISBN : 9781782066569
Genre : Fiction
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Casi is a hotshot public defender working on the front line of America's War on Drugs. So far he's on the winning side. He's never lost a case. But nothing lasts forever, and pride like his has a long way to fall. Funny, smart and always surprising, A Naked Singularity speaks a language all of its own and reads like nothing else ever written. Casi's beautiful mind and planetary intelligence make him an inimitable and unforgettable narrator. In De La Pava's hands, the labyrinthine miseries of the New York Justice System are as layered and diabolical as Dante's nine circles of Hell. But the Devil doesn't hog the best lines. There are plenty here to go around.
Category: Fiction

Las Vegas Scandals Prince Charming For 1 Night Love In 60 Seconds Book 4 Her 24 Hour Protector Love In 60 Seconds Book 5 5 Minutes To Marriage Love In 60 Seconds Book 6 Mills Boon By Request

Author : Nina Bruhns
ISBN : 9781472044808
Genre : Fiction
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Prince Charming for One Night One night suave millionaire Conner Rothchild meets stripper Vera LaRue in a search for his stolen family heirloom. Suddenly, a night of unbridled passion doesn’t seem out of the question, especially when they team up to catch the elusive thief!
Category: Fiction

The Unofficial Guide To Las Vegas 2003

Author : Bob Sehlinger
ISBN : 0764566032
Genre : Travel
File Size : 41.59 MB
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The Unofficial Guides® are the "Consumer Reports" of travel guides, offering candid evaluations of their destinations' attractions, hotels, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, sports, and more, all rated and ranked by a team of unbiased inspectors so even the most compulsive planners can be sure they're spending their time and money wisely. Each guide addresses the needs of everyone from families to business travelers, with handy charts that demonstrate how each place stacks up against the competition. Plus, all the details are pulled out so they're extremely easy to scan. Las Vegas is one of the top destinations in the United States, attracting over 30 million visitors annually to its huge hotel resorts and casinos. The Unofficial Guide® researchers aren't seduced by all that glitz and glamour, though. Instead, we offer you the straight story about what's worth your time, how to get the best packages and hotel bargains, how to gamble like a pro, and how to get tickets for the top shows. Also includes: Information that's candid, critical, and totally objective Each casino ranked and reviewed in detail, from the best values to the hottest slots, plus insider tips on casino gambling, with proven strategies for making the most of your betting dollars Where to find the best buffets -- plus detailed reviews of more than 100 restaurants What to see and do beyond the Strip -- plus where to golf, play tennis, or work out Advice on planning a productive and stress-free business or convention trip
Category: Travel

Vegas Confidential

Author : Norm Clarke
ISBN : 1932173269
Genre : Travel
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Norm Clark is one of Las Vegas's most notable and recognizable celebrities around. This eye-patched man-about-town knows it all about this vibrant city in the desert--where to go, what to do, and most importantly, where to see and be seen. Vegas Confidential: Norm! Sin City's Ace Insider 1,000 Naked Truths, Hot Spots, & Cool Stuff, is an atypical guide to Las Vegas. While most books highlight the same old tourist stops, Norm's book celebrates the best places, often undiscovered gems, where readers can get a true taste of what Las Vegas has to offer. He also reveals where to go to hang out with famous celebrities and what the gossip readers need to know to get in with the in crowd. Norm also shares interesting tidbits that will make even the newest residents or visitors seem hip to the scene and add fresh surprises to those already in the know. This book has it all!
Category: Travel

Campfire Songs

Author : Randel McGirr
ISBN : 9781105296284
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The Secret History Of Las Vegas

Author : Chris Abani
ISBN : 9780698140189
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 77.87 MB
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A gritty, riveting, and wholly original murder mystery from PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author and 2015 Edgar Awards winner Chris Abani Before he can retire, Las Vegas detective Salazar is determined to solve a recent spate of murders. When he encounters a pair of conjoined twins with a container of blood near their car, he’s sure he has apprehended the killers, and enlists the help of Dr. Sunil Singh, a South African transplant who specializes in the study of psychopaths. As Sunil tries to crack the twins, the implications of his research grow darker. Haunted by his betrayal of loved ones back home during apartheid, he seeks solace in the love of Asia, a prostitute with hopes of escaping that life. But Sunil’s own troubled past is fast on his heels in the form of a would-be assassin. Suspenseful through the last page, The Secret History of Las Vegas is Chris Abani’s most accomplished work to date, with his trademark visionary prose and a striking compassion for the inner lives of outsiders.
Category: Fiction