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The Resource Boardwalk empire : the birth, high times, and corruption of Atlantic City, by Nelson Johnson ; foreword by Terence Winter

Boardwalk empire : the birth, high times, and corruption of Atlantic City, by Nelson Johnson ; foreword by Terence Winter

Label
Boardwalk empire : the birth, high times, and corruption of Atlantic City
Title
Boardwalk empire
Title remainder
the birth, high times, and corruption of Atlantic City
Statement of responsibility
by Nelson Johnson ; foreword by Terence Winter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the politcal rivalries and corrupt practices which led to the creation of Atlantic City, from it beginnings as a quiet beach town to its rise as thriving and lawless city during the Prohibition era to its establishment as a gambling and entertainment mecca
Cataloging source
OCJ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Nelson
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Atlantic City (N.J.)
  • Atlantic City (N.J.)
  • Atlantic City (N.J.)
  • Political corruption
Target audience
adult
Label
Boardwalk empire : the birth, high times, and corruption of Atlantic City, by Nelson Johnson ; foreword by Terence Winter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover: c2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jonathan Pitney's beach village -- The grand illusion -- A plantation by the sea -- Philadelphia's playground -- The golden age of Nucky -- Hard times for Nucky and his town -- Hap -- The painful ride down -- Turn out the lights -- A second bite at the apple -- It's a new ballgame -- The Donald comes to town
Control code
ocn657336614
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
HBO series tie-in edition.
Extent
xviii, 284 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780966674866
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
974.985 J635 ; P ; XX-N ; C1010QU1 (WE) hmh.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 657336614
  • (Sirsi) 657336614
  • (OCoLC)657336614
Label
Boardwalk empire : the birth, high times, and corruption of Atlantic City, by Nelson Johnson ; foreword by Terence Winter
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover: c2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jonathan Pitney's beach village -- The grand illusion -- A plantation by the sea -- Philadelphia's playground -- The golden age of Nucky -- Hard times for Nucky and his town -- Hap -- The painful ride down -- Turn out the lights -- A second bite at the apple -- It's a new ballgame -- The Donald comes to town
Control code
ocn657336614
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
HBO series tie-in edition.
Extent
xviii, 284 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780966674866
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
974.985 J635 ; P ; XX-N ; C1010QU1 (WE) hmh.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 657336614
  • (Sirsi) 657336614
  • (OCoLC)657336614

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