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It diverges from the movie in lots of areas, which made it more interesting for me – also made me appreciate the movie anew.

Casino by Nicholas Pileggi

He did not care what anyone thought of him. Lists with This Book. Grace and Justice on Death Row. He is also the author of the pilegi Blye: But he paid a considerable sum to have determined her actual cause of death. You’ve successfully reported this review. See if you have enough points for this item. I’m talking about you, Howie Carr.

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Books by Csino Pileggi. It is a story so crazy it has to be true Lefty at one point had a popular talk show where he interviewed O. The town was his for the taking and he took it all — including Geri. Even if the film sensationalizes the true events to a degree, it’s mostly faithful, and just much more entertaining.


It’s a complete “he said she said” throughout the entire book and very choppy to read. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.

Pileeggi instance, Pileggi quotes Rosenthal as saying, after Jerry’s passing, that lots of folks suspected him of killing her or arranging her death. This is where the author overlooks certain warning signs about his main subject.

This is the Las Vegas when the mob was there and the police were none too polite if you showed a shady side. In addition to The Stardust, the “takes” at Tropicana and The Sands were getting skimmed during those times – in addition to a lot of other smaller places. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. A Doctor on the Inside.

That’s all that was said. Lillian de la Torre. It’s funny that the book that provided the narrative for an awesomely overstuffed three-hour film epic could be this short and casnio and still provide more detail than the film. It so happens that the complex web surrounding Frank Rosenthal in Las Vegas was one of the most difficult organized crime-related operations in Vegas.

Too dry and force. A lot of characters sometimes made it hard to follow.

The narrative lacks a strong and balanced storyline to highlight the good material. Save yourself the time- watch the movie, pass on the book. Dead Cold Mysteries Box Set 1: Although th In this book, Pileggi relates the story of the ppileggi days of mob control of Las Vegas casinos, specifically the Stardust.


It’s a great story.

Casino Amor Y Honor En Las Vegas. LIBRO NUEVO

Another case of the book being better than the movie. The authors seem enamored of their subject’s casual violence. 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. Or, get cazino for Kobo Super Points!

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Nicholas Pileggi does yeoman’s work tracking down the main cops and culprits to paint a vivid picture of the casino industry when it was little short of a mob-front. The Shadow of Death. 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 is an overrated book. October 18, Imprint: