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Journalism students to read from new book of essays

By ThisIsReno

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE

sagebrushed coverWhat: A reading and reception to celebrate the publication of Sagebrushed: Coming of Age and Working in Nevada (Baobab Press, 2014), edited by Alan Deutschman, Reynolds Chair of Business Journalism at the University of Nevada-Reno.

When: Tuesday, April 22, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno

About the Book:

Everyone has to grow up somewhere, and for some of us that where is Nevada. Edited by Alan Deutschman, Reynolds Chair of Business Journalism, Sagebrushed is a collection of essays by 12 promising University of Nevada, Reno Reynolds School of Journalism students whose personal stories speak to the economic forces that sustain the state, and convey a vivid sense of the places that help make Nevada so distinctive.  From sturdy cowboys and rural small towns to blind casino moguls and legalized sex workers, pull back the state’s tumbleweed and neon façade and witness some of the unique qualities that make up Nevada.  Because, as Withanee Andersen writes, “Living in such a strange place is bound to have equally strange effects on people.”

More Details:  Learn more at www.sundancebookstore.com.

This event is made possible through a partnership with Nevada Humanities and with support from the Nightingale Family Foundation.

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