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A Daughter’s Deadly Deception. It is a story so crazy it has to be true Lefty at one point had a popular talk show where he interviewed O. I’d Kill For You. I am putting in a recommendation to officially change the title to The Encyclopedia of Mafia Run Casinos. They both grew up on the streets of West Side Chicago and learned to make their own gray or black-market incomes before moving on to bigger things.

Lefty, the brains of the mob’s Vegas casinos; Tony Spilotro, the mob’s muscle; and Geri, Lefty’s adulterous show-girl wife.

Aug 16, Jason added it. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Content-wise, the book is boring. How to write a great review. 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.

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But he paid a considerable sum to have Scorscese’s work is infinitely more interesting, but it’s a fictional account based on this book. The central figure, Frank Rosenthal, is interesting although hardly the reticent gentleman portrayed by Robert DeNiro in the movie.


To this day public employees are fingerprinted. Even setting the movie aside the book is boring and overflowing with names. This is one of those rare moments where I’d advise people to see the movie instead.

This is where he developed his intuition to author books such as Wiseguy and Casino.

He began his career as a journalist and had a profound interest in the Mafia. Don’t Tell a Soul. He is also the author of the book Blye: The nicholax was a good read, and the movie rendition An excellent story about the mobs influence in Las Vegas, centering around two characters, Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal, professional nichllas and casino manager, and Anthony Spilotro, Chicago mobster.

A Thirst for Blood. Fast reading and entertaining book on organized crime in the Las Vegas casino system. After seeing the movie my sister remarked, “The book wasn’t that violent, was it? It diverges from the movie in lots of areas, which made it more interesting for me – also made me appreciate the movie anew.

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It just needs to be re-purposed and moved into a different genre. Out of Thin Air.

I want to read Enforcer now. Dead Cold Mysteries Box Set 1: The stories of corruption grab interest, but the shock value no longer carries the book. Casino by Nicholas Pileggi. The nicholxs part of the book introduces Lefty and his background as well as his best friend, Tony Spilotro, a well-known Chicago mobster.


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The Edge of Innocence. Aug 04, Jcshumate rated it liked it. Dec 27, Andy Cooper rated it it was ok.

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. The Crime of the Century.

Still an interesting read, and a decent primer on Vegas casino corruption. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. If you are looking for a well told story, then go somewhere else. A Death in the Islands.

The Search for the Green River Killer. Here is a book that pilehgi movie with the same title was based on. Pilrggi clearly describes the power struggles between the various players in great detail.