Tag Archives: Las Vegas

The Secret History of Las Vegas by Chris Abani

This is the story of co-joined twins, whose foetuses fused in their mother’s womb when she found herself downwind of a nuclear test in Nevada, and a South African man who is involved in some sort of dodgy psychological testing … Continue reading

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Eli Roth’s Goretorium, Las Vegas

I had been curious about this Las Vegas attraction since it opened last year. It is on the Las Vegas Strip inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. It opens at 5pm and closes at midnight or 1am depending … Continue reading

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Vegas Rag Doll by Joe Schoenmann and Wendy Mazaros

This book didn’t take long to read. It is 219 pages long, with large text and a lot of white space. I read it for the Sin City Bookers Book Group. I am not sure how much of a discussion … Continue reading

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The Money and The Power – The Making of Las Vegas and Its Hold on America by Sally Denton and Roger Morris

Denton and Morris stretch the boundaries of my beliefs a touch in suggesting that everything in the whole of America; law, business, politics, the very “American Dream” itself (whatever that is) is in some way tied to, and grew from, … Continue reading

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Helen J Stewart First Lady of Las Vegas by Sally Zanjani and Carrie Townley Porter

This is the true story of the first female pioneer to live in Las Vegas. Like myself, she came to Vegas not knowing quite what to expect, not expecting to stay very long, and, quite frankly, not too keen on … Continue reading

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