"Sun, Sin & Suburbia" is a history of modern Las Vegas, focusing on the rapid development of the city starting during World War II. Las Vegas started as a tiny railroad town and has developed into a major modern metropolis of 2 million people in just about 100 years. The book covers the growth of the casino districts of Las Vegas as well as the residential and commercial sectors of the community.
Geoff gives an overview of the book:
I am a public affairs columnist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, author of "Sun, Sin & Suburbia: An Essential History of Modern Las Vegas" and "Howard Hughes: Power, Paranoia & Palace Intrigue," and editor of CityLife Books, an imprint of Stephens...