Great news, Classic Las Vegas lovers!
As many of you know, my new e-book, Gambling on a Dream: The Classic Las Vegas Strip 1930-1955 is available on the Itunes Store. Up till now, you had to have a Mac computer, an Ipad or an Iphone to read it.
Well, the book will soon be available for Kindle, Kindle Fire tablets and Nook devices! You won't want to miss the announcement so be sure to subscribe to this blog so you don't miss it! And don't forget, it's just $4.99!
More great news- To celebrate this upcoming announcement, I will be giving a presentation on the book on Saturday, Oct. 22nd at the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas!
The program begins at 2:00 pm and will last about 90 minutes with a question and answer session following.
I hope you can join us for an afternoon of history and fun!
Want to hear Sam Butera talk about getting the phone call from Louie Prima that changed his life? Or Burton Cohen talk about working at the Desert Inn (his favorite hotel) as well as working for Kirk Kerkorian?
How about Stan Irwin recounting bringing the Beatles to Las Vegas in 1963 and hear from those who were in the audience for the shows? Or Myram Borders and others talking about Howard Hughes? Bugsy Siegel? There are stories about Benjamin Siegel, too!
Pete Barbutti, Claude Trenier, Steve Rossi, Freddie Bell and others talk about being an entertainer on the Las Vegas Strip and rubbing elbows with high rollers and other entertainers like Sinatra, Judy Garland, Mae West and more!
It's all in the new multi-touch e-book that I have written, Gambling on Dream: The Classic Las Vegas Strip 1930-1960, available now on the iTunes Stores. Stories from the men and women who were there, rarely seen photos and ephemera galleries and video clips!
Only $4.99! Click here for more information.
Here I am talking with Juan Fernandez about the book.
I am thrilled to announce that my first interactive e-book, Gambling on a Dream: The Classic Las Vegas Strip 1930-1955, is available for $4.99 in the Itunes Store!
Right now it is for Ipads and Iphones but the Kindle Fire Tablet version will be available in early October from Amazon.
Hope you enjoy it and please let me know what you think!
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We are getting a make-over and will be moving permanently to this web address: Classiclasvegasblog.com
We will have new content, a new look and I have been working on a new book that I can't wait to tell you about!
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