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After watching the movie, I was interested in the book version. Dec 27, Andy Cooper rated it it was ok. The first part of the fasino introduces Lefty and his background as well as his best friend, Tony Spilotro, a well-known Chicago mobster.

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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. Mass Market Paperbackpages. Dec 27, George K. The mob would not approve. A Dark Night in Aurora. libo

Pileggi does not give a good sense of the times or the background of Las Vegas in the 70’s. Of course, you can always use Pesci, DeNiro and Stone as the faces and still be ok. At the heart of this true tale of love, revenge, and murder Mafia-style are some of the most memorable characters in mob lore: That’s all that was said. No stop lights on L V Blvd, ah, the good old days how I miss them, and nothing much beyond Tropicana.


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Jun 26, Debbie rated it did not like it Shelves: Tony Spilotro was sent to Vegas to keep an eye on Lefty and to secure their interests in the casino. This is the true tale behind the casino movie – with real names and real events.

The movie was a million times better. An excellent story about the mobs influence in Las Vegas, centering around two characters, Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal, professional gambler and casino manager, and Anthony Spilotro, Chicago mobster. Jun 16, Paul rated it really liked it.

Confessions of a Wall Street Insider. However, if you have a problem with profanity, you may want to reconsider reading it. October 18, Imprint: What we think of cliche sometimes comes out to be the real thing Pileggi does not let his writing get in the way of a good story.


It’s a complete “he said she said” throughout the entire book pileggo very choppy to read.

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The Edge of Innocence. When a former real-estate broker named Allen Glick bought the Stardust casino in using Teamster Central States Pension funds of which the Minneapolis, Kansas City, and Chicago mobs all had a piecethe mafia let him know that they were going to be effective owners, and Lefty would be their procounsel and effective manager.

A Dark and Bloody Ground. Being that Casino is one of my favorite Scorsesi films, I lubro interested in reading about the real life figures the characters were based on. I don’t know how it became such a hit movie. It so happens that the complex web surrounding Frank Rosenthal in Las Vegas was one of the most difficult organized crime-related operations in Vegas.