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Item #: 9780977065813 -
Vegas in the '50s and '60s was another world. The days when small-time gamblers like the author, in town with his wife for a weekend of shows and great food, could ride down the elevator at a Strip hotel with Lucille Ball, get an A table at the Versailles Room at the Riviera to see Rowan and Martin with Edie Adams opening, and laugh until it hurt when Buddy Hackett played the old Congo Room at the Sahara. Behind the scenes, the Mob ran Vegas. Behind-the-headlines stories about the men, the...
Item #: 9780963089014 -
This sometimes graphic, sometimes funny, but always serious bio covers the life of Walter Plankinton, who was in the brothel business. It reveals how his life changed when he walked through the doors of his Nevada cat house; how his business was nearly destroyed by fire bombing; relates stories of the girls, their pimps, and how their lives intermingled with his. 206 pgs, paperback, 1997