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When the mob ran Vegas : stories of murder, mayhem, and money

Author: Steve Fischer
Publisher: [United States] : Berkline Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-one short, sizzling, behind-the-headlines stories about the men, the Mob, movie stars, and missing money that made early Vegas such a hot spot in the Nevada desert in the early '40s to '60s. From Bugsy's Flamingo to beheadings at the Riviera, from the Rat Pack to Sinatra's sucker punch. Diagrams of mob events and photos of mobsters and celebrities are included.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Fischer
ISBN: 0977065804 9780977065806
OCLC Number: 62331653
Description: 257 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Steve Fischer.

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Twenty-one short, sizzling, behind-the-headlines stories about the men, the Mob, movie stars, and missing money that made early Vegas such a hot spot in the Nevada desert in the early '40s to '60s. From Bugsy's Flamingo to beheadings at the Riviera, from the Rat Pack to Sinatra's sucker punch. Diagrams of mob events and photos of mobsters and celebrities are included.

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