Ghosts, Gangsters, and Gamblers of Las Vegas

Ghosts, Gangsters, and Gamblers of Las Vegas

by Liz Cavanaugh
     
 

Las Vegas is a city with a rich history and colorful past, complete with famous skeletons in her closets and numerous ghosts making their presences known around town. From the orbs that show up in photos taken in the Luxor's lobby to the ghosts of two murdered children that roam Green Valley Park, there is a dark side of the city that lurks behind the famous

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Overview

Las Vegas is a city with a rich history and colorful past, complete with famous skeletons in her closets and numerous ghosts making their presences known around town. From the orbs that show up in photos taken in the Luxor's lobby to the ghosts of two murdered children that roam Green Valley Park, there is a dark side of the city that lurks behind the famous marquee signs and jackpots. Wander the gardens of Bugsy Siegel's old stomping grounds, eat at the restaurant Liberace once owned and seems to still frequent today, or stare up at the top of the Stratosphere and try to imagine how anyone could ever jump.

Enjoy this handy guide as you explore the city---a city where the odds are good that a spirited lady luck will lure you back again and again.

Covers Las Vegas and the surrounding areas and includes historical information, and fun facts

Provides the history of Las Vegas, the mob's alleged involvement, and the players and ghosts that make "Sin City" tick

Offers a site guide and suggestions for day trips to hounted hotels, parks, schools, and celebrity ghost hang outs, as well as locations of famous crime scenes and tragedies

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764332944
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
07/28/2009
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,183,056
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.69(d)

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