“People who think history is dry and boring will receive a lesson to the contrary with Harry Reid’s loving tribute to his hometown, Searchlight, Nevada.
--Bisbee (Ariz.) Pay Dirt
“Reid has written of an era in Nevada history that has not been fully touched on prior to this, and his book covers an important segment of the history of the West.
--Journal of the West
“Senator Reid’s narrative of the rise and fall of Searchlight . . . adds grist to the mill of historians engaged in studying the developmental phases of several Nevada mining camps. . . . The book is a good read and an important document on Nevada’s recent history.
--International California Mining Journal