The Players: The Men Who Made Las Vegas Book Summary and Study Guide

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This book profiles eleven different men who have one way or the other influenced the city of Las Vegas, Nevada. Included is the famous gangster Bugsy Siegel, who built the Flamingo Hotel. Also included is the infamous recluse Howard Hughes and the multi-zillionaire Steve Wynn, builder of the Treasure Island and other famous hotels. A fascinating look at the city.
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Plot & Themes

Big Business story?    -   Yes Business:    -   honest businessman overcoming corrupt ones    -   building up big business job/profession:    -   businessman    -   scientist/inventor Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Ethnic/regional/gender    -   Yes Exploring/Searching...    -   desert Outdoors story    -   Yes

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   gambler Ethnicity    -   White


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Desert?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   challenged If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A few 1-5 B&W How much dialogue in bio?    -   little dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   51%-75% of book

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