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The Resource Las Vegas Babylon : true tales of glitter, glamour, and greed, Jeff Burbank

Las Vegas Babylon : true tales of glitter, glamour, and greed, Jeff Burbank

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Las Vegas Babylon : true tales of glitter, glamour, and greed
Title
Las Vegas Babylon
Title remainder
true tales of glitter, glamour, and greed
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Burbank
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In light of the city's centennial celebration, a photo-filled and entertaining compilation of stories chronicles Sin City's colorful history of mobsters, celebrity scandals, debauchery, and greed that are a far cry from the vision it tries to portray today
Biography type
contains biographical information
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165401
Cataloging source
VHEI
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1945-
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Burbank, Jeff
Dewey number
979.313
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Celebrities
  • Crime
  • Scandals
  • Las Vegas (Nev.)
  • Las Vegas (Nev.)
  • Las Vegas (Nev.)
Target audience
adult
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true tales of glitter, glamour, and greed
Label
Las Vegas Babylon : true tales of glitter, glamour, and greed, Jeff Burbank
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: [New York] : M. Evans, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Hype and cold reality : the Vegas mob -- A 100-year play in three acts -- Highway 91 blues : Ben Siegel -- Mr. Las Vegas : Moe Dalitz -- Rancho sanitarium : Clara Bow -- Norma Jeane's perjury : Marilyn Monroe -- The Sahara's freak show : Christine Jorgensen -- Mrs. Bates's closet : Vera Krupp -- Striking oil : Louis Armstrong -- Get happy pills, please : Judy Garland -- Sagging career : Jayne Mansfield -- Meet me in Las Vegas : JFK -- Holding up the customers : Lenny Bruce -- Landmark pharmacy : Elvis Presley -- Jail a go-go : Jim Morrison -- Smack down : Sonny Liston -- Audition in my hotel room : Tommy Smothers -- One night in Vegas : David Strickland -- Momo's moll flips : Phyllis McGuire -- Whipped cream dreams : Robin Leach Vegas -- Harry's favorite sons and daughters -- Bad girls, sad girls : gaming with the future -- The bonfire of Kirk's vanities : the MGM fire -- Binion family values -- Ginji's Aladdin genie loses $100 million -- Billionaire sandboxes : Steve Wynn vs. Sheldon Adelson -- Three women in a cell -- Cold blood -- Evil spirits -- Vegas's little-read newspapers
Control code
000041137853
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 280 p., [9] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781861059666
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports
Label
Las Vegas Babylon : true tales of glitter, glamour, and greed, Jeff Burbank
Publication
Note
Originally published: [New York] : M. Evans, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Hype and cold reality : the Vegas mob -- A 100-year play in three acts -- Highway 91 blues : Ben Siegel -- Mr. Las Vegas : Moe Dalitz -- Rancho sanitarium : Clara Bow -- Norma Jeane's perjury : Marilyn Monroe -- The Sahara's freak show : Christine Jorgensen -- Mrs. Bates's closet : Vera Krupp -- Striking oil : Louis Armstrong -- Get happy pills, please : Judy Garland -- Sagging career : Jayne Mansfield -- Meet me in Las Vegas : JFK -- Holding up the customers : Lenny Bruce -- Landmark pharmacy : Elvis Presley -- Jail a go-go : Jim Morrison -- Smack down : Sonny Liston -- Audition in my hotel room : Tommy Smothers -- One night in Vegas : David Strickland -- Momo's moll flips : Phyllis McGuire -- Whipped cream dreams : Robin Leach Vegas -- Harry's favorite sons and daughters -- Bad girls, sad girls : gaming with the future -- The bonfire of Kirk's vanities : the MGM fire -- Binion family values -- Ginji's Aladdin genie loses $100 million -- Billionaire sandboxes : Steve Wynn vs. Sheldon Adelson -- Three women in a cell -- Cold blood -- Evil spirits -- Vegas's little-read newspapers
Control code
000041137853
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 280 p., [9] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781861059666
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports

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