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Author Vanderwood, Paul J.
Title Satan's playground [electronic resource] : mobsters and movie stars at America's greatest gaming resort / Paul J. Vanderwood.
Publication Info. Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series American encounters/global interactions.
Contents The mob strikes the border barons -- Mobs -- Playground of the hemisphere -- Fortuitous breaks -- Border Babylon -- King of border vice -- "They're off!" -- Prohibition's bounty -- The new wave -- Agua Caliente in gestation -- Building Camelot -- Captain Jerry's day -- "Silent" Marty's oration -- Veracity -- Fixes -- Sentencing and censoring -- Hollywood's playground -- "Place your bets!" -- Get the barons! -- Fools and thieves -- A dead cock in the pit -- What ever happened to? -- Ghosts.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Gambling industry -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California) -- History -- 20th century.
Gambling industry -- Mexican-American Border Region -- History -- 20th century.
Gambling industry -- Social aspects -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)
Gambling industry -- Social aspects -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Vanderwood, Paul J. Satan's playground Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2010 9780822346913 0822346915 9780822347026 0822347024 (DLC) 2009043917
ISBN 9780822391661 (ebook)
082239166X (ebook)
9780822346913 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822346915 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822347026 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822347024 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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