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The Money and the Power

The Money and the Power

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Written by Sally DentonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Sally Denton and Roger MorrisAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Roger Morris

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 516 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: March 12, 2002
  • Price: $17.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-375-70126-9 (0-375-70126-5)
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Award-winning reporter Sally Denton bestselling presidential biographer Roger Morris here give us an eye-opening portrait of Las Vegas–a city that has become emblematic of America’s future.

Exposing the city’s surprising links to Mormon bankers, the CIA, and several presidents, they reveal a dangerous relationship between politics, business, and crime. And through this gripping indictment of Las Vegas, they uncover a national ethic of exploitation, violence, and greed, and provide a provocative reinterpretation of twentieth-century American history.

“Riveting.... A saga of underworld subculture that...ranges from Cuba to Dallas to Watergate.”–The Wall Street Journal

“One of the most important non-fiction books published in the U.S. in [a] half century.”–Los Angeles Times