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Bad bet on the bayou : the rise of gambling in Louisiana and the fall of Governor Edwin Edwards

Author: Tyler Bridges
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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Presents the story of what transpired when gambling came to Louisiana, providing a morality tale about commerce, politics, and what happens when the law catches up to the most basic human desires and frailties.
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Named Person: Edwin W Edwards
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tyler Bridges
ISBN: 0374108307 9780374108304 0374528543 9780374528546
OCLC Number: 45283242
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: 422 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tyler Bridges.
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Presents the story of what transpired when gambling came to Louisiana, providing a morality tale about commerce, politics, and what happens when the law catches up to the most basic human desires and frailties.

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