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The Money and the Power: The Making of Las Vegas and Its Hold on America

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Award-winning reporter Sally Denton bestselling presidential biographer Roger Morris here give us an eye-opening portrait of Las Vegas–a city that has become emblematic of America’s future.

Exposing the city’s surprising links to Mormon bankers, the CIA, and several presidents, they reveal a dangerous relationship between politics, business, and crime. And through this gripping indictment of Las Vegas, they uncover a national ethic of exploitation, violence, and greed, and provide a provocative reinterpretation of twentieth-century American history.

Synopsis:

Award-winning reporter Denton and bestselling presidential biographer Morris offer an eye-opening portrait of Las Vegas — a city that has become emblematic of America's future. of photos.

About the Author

Sally Denton and Roger Morris live in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375701269
Author:
Denton, Sally
Author:
Morris, Roger
Author:
Sally Denton & Roger Morris
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
U.S. Government
Subject:
Celebrities
Subject:
Politicians
Subject:
Organized crime
Subject:
Political corruption
Subject:
Las Vegas
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Las vegas (nev.)
Subject:
Political corruption -- United States.
Subject:
Politics-United States Politics
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
125-126
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 PAGES BLACK and WHITE PHOTOS
Pages:
516
Dimensions:
8.10x5.18x1.01 in. 1.03 lbs.

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