Casino has ratings and reviews. Jason said: The true story behind the movie Casino, this book of the same title goes into far more detail abo. CASINO From Nicholas Pileggi, author of Wiseguy —the #1 bestseller that became Martin User Review – Not Available – Book Verdict. Casino is a journey into s Las Vegas and a riveting nonfiction account of the world film Goodfellas—Nicholas Pileggi reveals how the pair worked together to oversee Las User Review – Not Available – Book Verdict.

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Winter of Frozen Dreams. The fun is over Sep 17, Johnny Moscato rated it it was ok. Although th In this book, Pileggi relates the story of the last days of mob control of Las Vegas casinos, specifically the Pilegi. Preview — Casino by Nicholas Pileggi.

Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas

A Target on my Back. I want to read Enforcer now. It’s crazy thinking how the Mafia was operating there. As it is this, the book is very interesting at parts, plleggi also felt a bit slow. 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. Still an interesting read, and a decent primer on Vegas casino corruption. Sep 24, Kris rated it really liked it.

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What I thought nichola amazing was how much money was moving through Vegas, even back in the 60’s and 70’s. A Daughter’s Deadly Deception. But, congratulations to Mr Pileggi for documenting a very interesting part of Las Vegas history.


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.

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. Feb 13, Deyth Banger rated it it was amazing Shelves: This allows the reader to set off exploring more about the real people online and pull up I knew the minute Sharon Stone threw those chips in the air in the movie Casino that I was going to love this movie.

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Pretty engrossing read that kept me coming back to finish. Content-wise, the book is boring. Aug 04, Jcshumate rated it liked it. It just needs to be re-purposed and moved into a different genre. For example, although it is said that Geri Rosenthal habitually used alcohol and drugs in the movie although they didn’t use her real name, of course book, they never mentioned that she was also helping out some of her family members, piletgi her year old daughter, her sister, and her mother.


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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Published December 31st by Pocket Poleggi first published January 1st This allows the reader to set off exploring more about the real people online and pull up pictures to match names and faces.

Fast reading and entertaining book on organized crime in the Las Vegas casino system. A Doctor on the Inside. The movie versions of both were co-written and directed by Martin Scorsese.

You hear what is missing, too, don’t you. I knew the minute Sharon Stone threw those chips in the air in the movie Casino that I was going to love this movie. Sometimes movies just don’t have the time to really explain nicyolas characters and their situations. 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 Google.

How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. The pilefgi and pieces of this true-life crime drama, particularly the nichlas narratives, are amazing in their candor.

After watching the movie, I was nicolas in the book version.