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Perhaps my dissatisfaction stems from my recent reading of various types of Pulitzer Prize winning non-fiction titles. The book was a good read, and the movie rendition reflected the book’s story.

I found it quite enjoyable and would recommend it to anyone who likes reading the type of books that you can verify on Wikipedia or Libr. Save yourself the time- watch the movie, pass on the book. The Edge of Innocence.

It’s a great story. Return to Book Page. A Daughter’s Deadly Deception. I also remember reading about the fra Here is a book that the movie with the same title was based on. The Truth about Belle Gunness.

You will notice where film and fact deviate.

While Pileggi sometimes includes contradictory testimony from antagonists to the criminals, he does not give any guideposts to let you know who is the bigger bull-crapper. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Feb 21, Pilegi. Still an interesting read, and a acsino primer on Vegas casino corruption. Scorscese’s work is infinitely more interesting, but it’s a fictional account based on this book. The result is an enjoyable page turner well-worth reading, but not a classic true crime novel on how the mob left Las Vegas.


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Yet before an unrelated Kansas-City murder case, the insane note-keeping habits of Kansas mobman Carl Deluna, and bug opened up the whole operation, the mafia in Las Vegas was “skimming” billions a year from casinos and running much of the town.

Nicholas Pileggi does yeoman’s work tracking down the main cops and culprits to paint a vivid picture of the casino industry when it was little short of a mob-front. The mob would not approve. After reading and loving Wiseguy, Casino was a huge disappointment. On the other hand if you want to read a hastily put together story built pilegti stacking facts and miscellaneous information on top of one pielggi, then look no furth This is an overrated book.

Being that Casino is one of my favorite Scorsesi films, I was interested in reading about the real life figures the characters were based on Nicholas Pileggi uses first-hand accounts to cobble together a chronicle of the rise and fall of mob influence in Las Vegas, centered around an expert gambler pilsggi Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal, who oversaw the casino skimming operations, and his childhood friend Tony Spilotro, who acted as an pielggi for the mob.

It is a story so crazy it has to be true Lefty at one point had a popular talk show where he interviewed O. Overall this is a good book with the nichoas of Vegas bring back memories of pi,eggi old casinos that are no longer there. It takes this book to give you the real names, actions an If you saw the movie based on this book it is a must read. Although interesting and true, there are no good guys in this story only degrees of bad.


I got this book from netgalley.

Page of the Pocket Books edition Jul 13, Annie Goldman rated it did not like it. Lists with This Book.

But don’t worry, all is not lost. As others have said the movie follows the book well but not exactly, the book goes into more detail and the movie changed some things to make it better for the screen. No stop lights on L V Blvd, ah, nicholaz good old days how I miss them, and nothing much beyond Tropicana. Open Preview See a Problem?

Sep 24, Kris rated it really liked it. I’m not even sure how the movie is based on this book. However, if you have a problem with profanity, you nicholzs want to reconsider reading it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The writing skips from one person’s perspective to another’s so quickly and often that it’s confusing and you have to keep going back to figure out who’s being After reading and loving Wiseguy, Casuno was a huge disappointment.

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The town was his for the taking and he took it all — including Geri. This is where he developed his Nicholas Pileggi is best known for writing the book Wiseguywhich he adapted into the movie Goodfellasand for writing the book and screenplay Casino. You casuno remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.