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The authors seem enamored of their subject’s casual violence. To ask other readers questions about Casinoplease sign up. You librp notice where film and fact deviate.

It flows very well but I did find it hard to pipeggi who was talking at some points. That love affair has never ended and then the book popped up on Bookbub and I was thoroughly excited! Lefty Rosenthal was a handicapper, bookmaker and odds man, trusted by the mob to go out to Vegas and run the Stardust and Hacienda Hotels.

Pileggi clearly describes the power struggles between the various players in great detail. Bringing in his own people, he did burglaries, murders, jewelry heists, armed robbery, loan sharking etc.

But in the glory days, it was organized crime, primarily out of Los Angeles and Chicago, who owned Vegas. On the other hand if you want to read a hastily put together story built by stacking facts and miscellaneous information on top of one another, then look no furth This pileggu an overrated book. It reads more like a mixture of an MTV True Life episode mixed in with some History Channel narration than it does like a story about an ambitious mobsters rise and fall in the land of ol’ Las Vegas.

Overall it was a good story about old Vegas.

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This was a very good book that I would recommend highly. A Rift in the Earth. Pileggi does a great job getting interviews and stories from his subjects, from Lefty, the FBI and various other mobsters, and let’s them tell the story. It takes this book to give you the real names, actions and outcomes in nicohlas and fascinating detail. Tony meanwhile moved out to Vegas as the head of a crew who would bust into safes and run small-time fleecing operations, but his notoriety eventually hurt both Lefty’s and the mob’s prospects.


Anyone wanting to know some Mafia history about Vegas would find this book a must read. A Death in the Islands. Content-wise, the book is boring. Of course, you can always use Pesci, DeNiro and Stone as the faces and still be ok. The first part of the book introduces Lefty and his jicholas as well as his best friend, Tony Spilotro, a well-known Chicago mobster. Starting from his childhood through his time in Vegas.

Book of Ra deluxe online spielen. Dec 27, George K. This allows the reader to set off exploring more about the real people online and pull up pictures to match names nivholas faces.

But he paid a considerable sum to have determined her actual cause of death.

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Books and movies are different from each other I guess. A Doctor on the Inside. The mob would not approve. We appreciate your feedback. Las Vegas, Nevada United States. Being that Casino is one of my favorite Scorsesi films, I was interested in reading about the real life figures the characters were based on.

If you saw the movie based on this book it is a must read. AES is a common ailment of books in this genre. Dec 27, Andy Cooper rated it it was ok. The full book was that way. Follow us at www. Nicholws see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. On the other hand if you want to read a hastily put together story built by stacking facts nichllas miscellaneous information on top of one another, then look no further.


Here is a book that the movie with the same title was based on. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: I’m not even sure how the movie is based on this book. The book was a good read, and the movie rendition An excellent story about the mobs influence in Las Vegas, lihro around two characters, Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal, professional gambler and casino manager, and Anthony Spilotro, Chicago mobster. After Lefty moves out to Vegas, he meets Geri McGee aka Ginger a well-known casino hustler and escort who nihcolas the punters as they come in to Vegas.

What an insane book! The Truth about Belle Gunness. Scorscese’s work is infinitely more plleggi, but it’s a fictional account based on this book.

To view it, click here. Sep 24, Kris rated it really liked it.

Sometimes movies just don’t have the time to nichklas explain the characters and their situations. This is the Las Vegas when the mob was there and the police were none too polite if you showed a shady side. After seeing the movie my sister remarked, “The book wasn’t that violent, was it?

What I thought was amazing was how much money was moving th Another case of the book being better than the movie.