The Resource Casino : love and honor in Las Vegas, Nicholas Pileggi, (electronic resource)

Casino : love and honor in Las Vegas, Nicholas Pileggi, (electronic resource)

Label
Casino : love and honor in Las Vegas
Title
Casino
Title remainder
love and honor in Las Vegas
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Pileggi
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Love, greed and betrayal in the Las Vegas mob.From Nicholas Pileggi, author of the bestselling Wiseguy -- the #1 bestseller that later became the hit movie Goodfellas -- comes this brilliantly told tale of love, marriage, adultery, murder and revenge Mafia-style, the true story of how the mob finally lost its stranglehold over the multi-billion-dollar casino gambling industry of Las Vegas. No one knew more about casinos than Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, the gambling mastermind who, with his best friend and partner Anthony Spilotro, virtually ran Las Vegas for the mob. For years it was the perfect arrangement -- Lefty provided the smarts and obsessive attention to detail, while Tony made sure the bosses stayed happy with their weekly suitcases filled with millions of dollars in skimmed cash. It was so sweet it should have lasted forever, but Lefty's obsession with running the town -- and Tony's obsession with Lefty's beautiful showgirl wife Geri -- eventually led to the betrayals and investigations that exploded into one of the greatest debacles in the mob's history. A real-life story of love and betrayal set in America's favorite playground, Casino is a Mafia tragedy of Shakespearean dimensions, as well as the inside account of just how the mob lost control of the neon money-making machine it created
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Midwest
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Pileggi, Nicholas
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminals
  • Mafia
  • Casinos
Target audience
adult
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Label
Casino : love and honor in Las Vegas, Nicholas Pileggi, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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MWT11373723
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Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (180 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9780743542517
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11373723
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11373723
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Casino : love and honor in Las Vegas, Nicholas Pileggi, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11373723
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (180 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780743542517
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11373723
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11373723
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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