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By James Roman

Discover one in every of America’s such a lot interesting towns via 30 dramatic precise tales spanning Las Vegas’s 150-year background. James Roman takes readers on a journey in the course of the glamorous and infrequently sordid background of Las Vegas and explains how a railroad city remodeled itself into “the leisure Capital of the World.” Essays discover the foremost ancient occasions from the founding of Sin urban and  the construction of the Hoover Dam to the increase of the Rat Pack on the Sands and the institution of the Mafia-controlled casinos. additionally integrated are fascinating stories of Vegas celebrities from Frank Sinatra and Liberace to Siegfried and Roy, in addition to various old images and full-color maps.

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