Las Vegas

An Unconventional History

By Michelle Ferrari; Stephen Ives
(Bulfinch, Hardcover, 9780821257142, 272pp.)

Publication Date: October 2005

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From Mormon missionaries to mega-casinos, from Bugsy Siegel to Wayne Newton, and from natural springs to atomic blasts, this companion book to a three-hour PBS "American Experience "documentary presents 100 years of sin, gin, and din. 250 images.

About the Author

Michelle Ferrari is an award-winning writer for documentaries, including the critically acclaimed Seabiscuit, Reporting America at War, and Out of the Past, the winner of the 1998 Sundance Film Festival Award.
Stephen Ives is one of the nation's leading documentary filmmakers, listing Baseball and The Civil War among the pieces he has co-produced. His landmark series The West was one of the most praised documentaries in recent history.

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