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Released: 2012-02-01






Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City by Nelson Johnson

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offering the inspiration and source subject material for the impending HBO collection produced by way of Academy Award–winning director Martin Scorsese and Emmy Award–winning screenwriter Terence winter, this riveting and widentificatione-reaching historical past explores the sordidentification past of Atlantic city—ceaselessly a freewheeling the city long-dedicated to the short greenback—from the citycff0478#39;s heyday as a Prohibition-generation mecca of lawlessness to its rebirth as a sound on line casino hotel in the up to date generation. a colourful forged of tough characters, led by way of “Commodore” Kuehnle and “Nucky” Johnson, populates this stranger-than-fiction account of corrupt politics and the toxic energy construction that grew out of guile, finesse, and extortion. Atlantic citycff0478#39;s shadowy past—thru its upward thrust, fall, and rebirth—is given new gentle on this revealing, and ceaselessly appalling, examine of legislative abuse and arranged crime.
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creator: Nelson Johnsonpublisher: Plexus PublishingBinding: Kindle modelLanguage: EnglishPages: 339

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