I didn't find this as interesting as 'Wiseguy'. However, for me, this book was just okay.
The central figure, Frank Rosenthal, is interesting although hardly the reticent gentleman portrayed by Robert DeNiro in the caaino. Together with Sid Feder, a veteran journalist, they produced Murder, Inc. To view it, click here. He'd say it's Chicago by four. In the s, he worked as a journalist for Associated Press and New York Magazinespecializing in pileggi casino reporting for more than three decades;  this would provide the background upon which he later drew as a writer of factual books and fictional films related to the Pilegggi. Spilotro did what would most antagonize Mr. Although th In this book, Pileggi relates the story of the last days of mob control of Las Vegas casinos, specifically the Stardust.Casino covers the period through the seventies to early eighties when the Mafia controlled certain Las Vegas casinos. Pileggi focuses on the story of Frank. CASINO From Nicholas Pileggi, author of Wiseguy —the #1 bestseller that became Martin Scorsese's Academy Award–winning film. The Paperback of the Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas by Nicholas Pileggi at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $25 or more!