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by Grover Gardner,David Pietrusza

Author: Grover Gardner,David Pietrusza
Subcategory: Specific Groups
Language: English
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.; Unabridged edition (November 1, 2003)
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.1
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Also by DAVID PIETRUSZA Teddy Ballgame: My Life in Pictures (with Ted Williams) Judge and jury: The Life and Times . King of Manhattan gamblers. Mastermind of the 1919 World Series.

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History remembers Arnold Rothstein as the man who fixed the 1919 World Series, the underworld genius, who . Rothstein unravels the mystery of the "The Big Bankroll’s November 1928 in a Times Square hotel room—who did it, who covered it up, and why.

History remembers Arnold Rothstein as the man who fixed the 1919 World Series, the underworld genius, who as F. Scott Fitzgerald observed, played "with the faith of fifty million people—with the single-mindedness of a burglar blowing a safe. was so much more—and less.

History remembers Arnold Rothstein as the man who fixed the 1919 World Series, an underworld genius. The real-life model for The Great Gatsby's Meyer Wolfsheim and Nathan Detroit from Guys and Dolls, Rothstein was much more-and less-than a fixer of baseball games. He was everything that made 1920s Manhattan roar. Finally unraveling the mystery of Rothstein's November 1928 murder in a Times Square hotel room, David Pietrusza has cemented The Big Bankroll's place among the most influential and fascinating legendary American criminals. 16 pages of black-and-white photographs are featured.

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About book: The story of the life and times of Arnold Rothstein - his many criminal exploits in iconic 1920s .

About book: The story of the life and times of Arnold Rothstein - his many criminal exploits in iconic 1920s Manhattan - is fascinating. Unfortunately this particular book fails to convey the forest for the trees, and what could have been an epic tale gets bogged down with an er amount of names, court cases, and circumstances.

David Pietrusza's Rothstein: The Life, Times & Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series, a biography of gambler Arnold Rothstein, was published by Carroll & Graf in 2003. It substantially challenged Eliot Asinof's thesis (developed in Eight Men Out) that Rothstein was involved in only one end of the two-pronged Series fix. It was a finalist for the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Award for Fact Crime.

October 21, 2019 - Our time machine travels back to the Jazz Age, where we'll meet gambling mastermind Arnold .

October 21, 2019 - Our time machine travels back to the Jazz Age, where we'll meet gambling mastermind Arnold Rothstein, whose lust for a sure thing inspired the most audacious and infamous scam in sports history: Fixing the World Series 100 seasons ag. We last chatted with the legendary historian about his latest title, TR's Last War: Theodore Roosevelt, the Great War, and a Journey of Triumph and Tragedy.

[This is the Audiobook Cassette Library Edition in vinyl case.] The exhilarating true life story of one of America's most nefarious criminals, the man who fixed the 1919 World Series, and Boardwalk Empire's baddest bad guy. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award and read by Grover Gardner The model for The Great Gatsby's Meyer Wolfsheim and Nathan Detroit from Guys and Dolls, Arnold Rothstein was an underworld genius, racketeer, rumrunner, political fixer, and criminal mastermind who, as F. Scott Fitzgerald observed, played ''with the faith of fifteen million people with the single-mindedness of a burglar blowing a safe.'' David Piertrusza unearths the canny way Rothstein fixed the 1919 World Series and unravels the mystery of A.R.'s November 1928 murder in a Times Square hotel room. Transporting listeners onto Jazz Age Broadway with its thugs, bookies, denizens of the race tracks, showgirls, political movers-and-shakers and stars of the Golden Age of Sports, this is a biography of the godfather of organized crime in America, who reigned supreme when the fast buck ruled and violence stalked the streets of Gotham.