You Can't Make This Up!

You Can't Make This Up! Cover

You Can't Make This Up!

Cops, Crooks, and Celebrities from Brooklyn to Las Vegas

By Stu Michaels

Lifestories, Paperback, 9781935043430, 157pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2011

Telling a good story is a talent, and Stu Michaels was born with a silver tongue. A modern-day Will Rogers, Michaels has turned his experiences as a New York City detective and a Las Vegas casino security boss into a book full of rich and witty tales. From a cop's life on the streets of Brooklyn to hobnobbing with celebrities in the resorts of Las Vegas, Michaels delivers intriguing insights and nonstop laughs. He's seen it all, from tracking the Son of Sam serialkiller in New York to record shopping sprees with Michael Jackson in Las Vegas. Along the way, Michaels has met many of the world's most famous and interesting people, encounters that inevitably yielded a fascinating story.

About the Author
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Stu Michaels was a New York City police officer and detective for twenty years. Moving to Las Vegas in 1990, he worked as a security and investigation executive at the Mirage, Palms, and Luxor resorts before retiring in 2008. He and his wife, Andrea, have two grown daughters, Vicki and Samantha.