Laxalt, Robert. Reno, Nevada: University of Nevada Press (2001). First Edition. xxi, 216 pages. Jacket has a short tear. A clean, attractive copy. “Renowned Nevada writer Robert Laxalt has embraced a wide range of subjects in his nearly half-century career. In this candid, beautifully written memoir, he explores for the first time what is perhaps his most difficult subject ever – himself and his life as a writer.” Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.