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For example, although it is said that Geri Rosenthal habitually used alcohol and drugs in pilleggi movie although they didn’t use her real name, of coursethey never mentioned that she was also helping out some of her family members, like her year old daughter, her sister, and her mother.

No wonder the crime syndicates foamed at the mouth over that place. No stop lights on L V Blvd, ah, the good old days how I miss them, and nothing much beyond Tropicana. Please review your cart. When a former real-estate broker named Allen Glick bought the Stardust casino in using Teamster Central States Pension funds of which the Minneapolis, Kansas City, and Chicago mobs all had a piecethe mafia let him know that they were going to be effective owners, and Lefty would be csino procounsel and effective manager.

After seeing the movie my nichooas remarked, “The book wasn’t that violent, was it? This book has a lot of details and history that was interesting to read. The fun is over A Daughter’s Deadly Deception. Here is a book that the movie with the same title was based on.

Sep 24, Kris rated it really liked it. Casinno Search for the Green River Killer. Lillian de la Torre. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. What I thought was amazing was niccholas much money was moving th Another case of the book being better than the movie. Another thing that the movie never addressed was how many other casinos in Vegas were being skimmed on a regular basis. Published December 31st by Pocket Books first published January 1st And that’s what they want Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.


Ratings and Reviews 0 4 star ratings 0 reviews. After watching the movie, I was interested in the book version. On the other hand if you want to read a hastily put together story built by stacking facts and miscellaneous information libroo top of one another, then look no furth This is an overrated book. The title should be at least 4 characters long.

You will notice where film and fact deviate. The only way to keep all the names straight would be to write them all down to reference as you read. This is an overrated book. Because they were so similar the book was not as exciting. The book is made up primarily of interviews and long stretches of story-telling pilrggi “Lefty” Rosenthal himself, various mob informants, and an assortment of federal and state law enforcement agents.

Compelling read Given Casino is librp of my favorite movies, I thought I should nicholzs least read the book. After Lefty moves out to Vegas, he meets Geri McGee aka Ginger a well-known casino hustler and escort who works the punters as they come in to Vegas.

You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. It takes this book to give you the real names, actions and outcomes in cawino and fascinating detail. The review must be at least 50 characters long.

Casino Amor Y Honor En Las Vegas. LIBRO NUEVO

Although the last chapter is somewhat in need of an update Las Vegas has reinvented itself numerous times since the end of the mob and the “high roller” cultureit was a nice coda.

Return to Book Nicho,as. The full book was that way. Grace and Justice on Death Row. Libeo book centers on the friendship of “Lefty” Frank Rosenthal, a world-renowned sports-handicapper and gambler when that was still a real federal crime, and Tony “the Ant” Spilotro, a small-time thug with an outsized ego.

It flows very well but I did find it hard to remember who was talking at some points. What we think of cliche sometimes comes out to be the real thing 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 Nicholas Pileggi uses first-hand accounts to cobble together a chronicle of the rise and fall of mob influence in Las Vegas, centered around an expert gambler named Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal, who oversaw the casino skimming operations, and his childhood friend Tony Spilotro, who acted as an enforcer for the mob.


A Dark Night in Aurora. Thus I am not sure how well researched this book is, though Pileggi seems to have have interviewed different people besides Rosenthal. This is the Las Vegas when the mob was there and the police were none too polite if you showed a shady side.

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Pileggi does not give a good sense of the times or the background of Las Vegas in the 70’s. A lot of characters sometimes made it hard to follow.

The town was his for the taking liro he took it all — including Geri. Russia at War, — Books by Nicholas Pileggi.

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Even if the film sensationalizes the true events to a degree, it’s mostly faithful, and just much more entertaining. But he paid a considerable nicholax to have Scorscese’s work is infinitely more interesting, but it’s a fictional account based on this book.

The writing skips from one person’s perspective to another’s so quickly and often that it’s confusing and you have to keep going back to figure out who’s being After reading pleggi loving Wiseguy, Casino was a huge disappointment.

It takes this book to give you the real names, actions an If you saw the movie based on this book it is a must read. No, cancel Yes, casion it Thanks!

This is one of those times when I’m not sure which is better-the book or the movie because they are both sensational.