I am happy to announce that my book, Gambling on a Dream: The Classic Las Vegas Strip 1930-1955 is now available for a variety of e-readers including Ipads, Kindles, Fire Tablets and Nooks!
So if you love Las Vegas history, this is the book for you!
Everyone thinks they know the history of the Las Vegas Strip but the real story is one that many people will be surprised to learn that they know only parts of the story. Want to know what was there before the Bellagio, the Wynn and the Encore, the SLS, the Venetian, or those empty plots of land that look out of place? Why is the Flamingo one of the oldest and most surviving hotels on the boulevard?
This is the book you are looking for!
This book gives you a detailed history of the Las Vegas Strip during its formative years, 1930-1955. This content rich, enhanced book includes rarely seen, historic imagery of the first ten hotels and video interviews with men and women who were there and helped make that history.
Read the detailed histories of the first ten hotels on the Las Vegas Strip, including the El Rancho Vegas, Hotel Last Frontier, Flamingo, Thunderbird, Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn, Sahara, Sands, Royal Nevada, Riviera and the Dunes. Included in these histories are the architectural designs, the neon signage and how each of the hotels evolved.
The dreamers, who saw the future like few others and who built these hotels, helped turn a five-mile stretch of blacktop highway into the Entertainment Capital of the World.
This is the story of the first twenty-five years of the Classic Las Vegas Strip-how it began, and how it grew.
My book is on the Itunes Store for those with Ipads and Mac laptops.
It is available on Amazon for those with Kindle devices and Fire tablets.
It is also available on Barnes and Noble's Nook Bookstore for those with Nook devices and on Kobo.
For links visit, Classiclasvegas.com/book
Just $4.99 and don't forget- it makes a great Holiday gift for the Las Vegas lover in your life!