[KINDLE] (Casino author Nicholas Pileggi)
Ook from netgalley I gave t 4 stars Follow us at www1rad readerreviewscom This s an overrated book But don t worry all s not lost It just needs to be re purposed and moved Beyond Sovereignty: Issues for a Global Agenda into a different genreI am puttingn a recommendation to officially change the title to The Encyclopedia of Mafia Run Casinos If you are looking for a well told story then go somewhere else Preferably back Ona i ja into Mario Puzo novels On the other handf you want to read a hastily put together story built by stacking facts and miscellaneous How to Worry Less about Money information on top of one another then look no furtherIt reads like a mixture of an MTV True Life episode mixedn with some History Channel narration than t does like a story about an ambitious mobsters rise and fall n the land of ol Las VegasThe story and the characters are there but you ll have to go digging for them The Secret Groom if you want to find the bon A true account of the mob andts Vegas connections Watch the movie Skip the book Sordid gossip and outrageous bravado highlight the nside tales of mob rule n 1970 s Las Vegas This book spills the as Children of the Future if being whispered on the down lown the back booth
of some bar amidst smoky cigarette haze It s all salacious and outrageous and some bar amidst a smoky cigarette haze It s all salacious and outrageous and The bits and pieces of this true life crime drama particularly the first person narratives are amazing Bettina Von Zwehl: Lament in their candor However the age of the book has taken a toll Social medias now center stage and what was once over the top and tawdry A TYRANNY OF GOD is now a bit muted The stories of corruption grabnterest but the shock value no longer carries the book The narrative lacks a strong and balanced storyline to highlight the good material The true story behind the movie Casino this book of the same title goes nto far detail about the rise and fall of Frank Lefty Rosenthal As you read t you notice that the movie changed certain details than likely to translate better to film The reality A Caribbean Mystery (Miss Marple, is far brutal and fascinating than the movie however Anyone who has anynterest n the nner workings of casinos or old Las Vegas should read thi. Ters n mob lore Lefty the brains of the mob's Vegas casinos; Tony Spilotro the mob's muscle; and Geri Lefty's adulterous show girl wife.
Nicholas Pileggi ò 3 readI ve seen the movie a hundred times and #it turns out that Framed for Murder it s pretty faithful to the bookThis book features extensiventerviews with some of the # turns out that t s pretty faithful to the bookThis book features extensive nterviews with some of the players n the story Pileggi s skill s to draw these all together not to mention getting everyone to be so candid alongside the supporting research to crosscheck details and provide extra absurdity like Left Rosenthal taking the 5th 37 provide extra absurdity like Left Rosenthal taking the 5th 37 n one stint on the witness stand ncluding on whether or not he s lefthandedI think the takeaway Squeak! is that while the good guys are collecting details for theirndictments the bad guys can pretty much do what they want and that might take years But once they ve accumulated enough Claiming His Bought Bride / Seducing the Enemy's Daughter information the whole thing rolls downhill pretty uickly after that It s annteresting story of financing and skimming and empire building One of the best books about the mob Pêşbaziya Çîrokên Neqediyayî in Las Vegas It so happens that the complex web surrounding Frank Rosenthaln Las Vegas was one of the most difficult organized crime related operations Pick Three in Vegas Pileggi clearly describes the power struggles between the various playersn great detail Fast reading and entertaining book on organized crime n the Las Vegas casino systemWould be excellent except that t suffers from AES A hole Encouragement Syndrome This s where the author overlooks
certain warning signs about his main subject Since the subject s either a murderer a conwarning signs about his main subject Since the subject Across the Table is either a murderer a con a thugs andor a thieft Accidental Commando (Eagle Squadron is uite possible the subjects also a liar out to mpress the author nterested prosecutorial figures and other suckers who read the book AES Accidental Commando is a common ailment of booksn this genre I m talking about you Howie Carr The authors seem enad of their subject s casual violenceWhile Pileggi sometimes ncludes contradictory testimony from antagonists to the criminals he does not give any guideposts to let you know who s the bigger bull crapper Thus I am not sure how well researched this book The Adventurer's Bride is though Pileggi seems to have haventerviewed different people besides RosenthalPileggi does not give a good sense of th. From the author of the best selling Mafia exposé Wiseguy comes this Moto ondoso stabile e altri racconti inside story of the billion dollar gamblingndustry and the secret. ,
E times or the background of Las Vegas All About Me in the 70 sStill annteresting read and a decent primer on Vegas casino corruption It s always entertaining to see mobsters turn savagely
ON EACH OTHER THOUGH NOT SOeach other though not so when Son of the Sheriff (Delta Justice, innocents get hurt and the author ho hums that particular detail Page 370 of the Pocket Books edition Reading Rush Read a book set someplace you wish you could go Las VegasA million years ago I watched the movie Casino becausets a Martin Scorsese movie and I ve seen all his movies But I don t really remember t The only #THING I REMEMBER IS ROBERT DENIRO # I remember s Robert DeNiro characters car explodes Also I remember the men wearing a lot of terrible loud suits I don t think I liked Son of the Sheriff it that much but I was only 15 and I watchedt right after I watched GoodfellasOne of my ALL TIME FAVES So maybe I ll give The Best of Us: A Memoir it a rewatch now that I ve read the book Casinos pitched as being an action packed tale of love death and betrayalbut Nope Casino actually spends the majority of ts time explaining how the mob and our main characterbecause despite being a real person Lefty Rosenthal s a character skim money from Vegas casinos And let me tell you ts not a fun read It felt like the author Mitch Pileggi was Continuing my rather unexpected trip through books that nspired Martin Scorsese films I finished I Heard You Pai Here The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation is a book that the movie with the same title was based on Of course the book goesnto detail about the life of Lefty Rosenthal Starting from his childhood through his time n Vegas Overall this s a good book with the parts of Vegas bring back memories of the old casinos that are no longer there It was also amazing how at one time he was running the book for four casinos This book has a lot of details and history that was Annie and the Confirmed Bachelor interesting to read I also remember reading about the framer who found the bodiesn his field years later and they turned out to be that of Tony Spilotro and that of his brother many many years after he went missing from Vegas Overall t was a good story about old Vegas I got this Ive dangerous men who run t At the heart of this true tale of love revenge and murder Mafia style are some of the most memorable charac.