Casino : Love and Honor in Las Vegas by Larry Shandling and Nicholas Pileggi (2011, Paperback)

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CASINO From Nicholas Pileggi, author of Wiseguy the #1 bestseller that became Martin Scorsese's Academy Awardwinning film GoodFellascomes the brilliantly told true story of love, marriage, adultery, murder, and revenge, Mafia-style . . . the shattering inside account of how the mob finally lost its stranglehold over the neon money-making machine it created: the multibillion-dollar casino gambling industry of Las Vegas. CASINO No one knew more about casinos than Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, the gambling mastermind who, along with his best friend and partner, Anthony Spilotro, virtually ran Las Vegas for the mob. For years, it was the perfect arrangementLefty provided the smarts, while Tony kept the bosses happy with their weekly suitcases filled with millions in skimmed cash. It should have lasted forever, but Lefty's obsession with running the townand Tony's obsession with Lefty's beautiful showgirl wife, Gerieventually led to the betrayals and investigations that exploded into one of the greatest debacles in mob history.

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AuthorLarry Shandling, Nicholas Pileggi
Number Of Pages432 pages
Publication Date2011-06-28
PublisherPocket Books

Weight8.7 Oz
Height0.9 In.
Width4.1 In.
Length7.5 In.

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Dewey Decimal364.1/06/0973135
Dewey Edition20

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