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In “Close to the Land: Tales of Smith Valley, Nevada,” Joyce Phillips tells stories of life in a remote part of the Silver State

In Close to the Land: Tales of Smith Valley, Nevada,  Reno author Joyce Rowntree Phillips delivers tales filled with pitfalls, adventures, and pure western ingenuity. Based on her experiences and those of various relatives, the book offers stories about farming, sheepherding, hunting, early aviation, general mischief-making, and even a rooster chase – all in Smith […]