Far more than the casino capitol of the world, Las Vegas is a bright spot in the middle of Nevada desert. Las Vegas is also a city that is always willing to help those in need, and Mike O'Callaghan exposes the compassion, the innovation, and the commitment to family that are becoming hallmarks of this man-made oasis.
With nearly 200 beautiful photographs to illustrate the city's many assets, O'Callaghan's words celebrate the natural wonders that make the residents aware of their special fortune. The stunning environment provides visitors with a sense of awe at the stark beauty of the desert. At the same time, the city itself remains a monument to the ingenuity and perseverance of those who are proud to call it home.
Leaf through these pages and learn about Las Vegas - the place where family, friends, and social responsibility are paramount. It is, as O'Callaghan pointedly reminds us, a city where "the greatest schemes of architects and dreamers are the rule, rather than the exception.