Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times and Corruption of Atlantic City (Paperback) Book

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Providing the inspiration and source material for the HBO series -- produced by Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese and Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Terence Winter -- Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times and Corruption of Atlantic City (Paperback) is a riveting and wide-reaching history that explores the sordid past of Atlantic City. A colorful cast of powerful characters, led by Commodore¯ Kuehnle and Nucky Johnson, populates this stranger-than-fiction account of corrupt politics and the toxic power structure that grew out of guile, finesse, and extortion. Get the unflinching story in the bestselling, paperback Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times and Corruption of Atlantic City.

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4.3

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  • Informative (5)
  • Deserves multiple readings (4)
  • Engaging characters (4)
  • Easy to read (3)
  • Page-turner (3)

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4.0

GREAT BOOK IF YOU'RE A HISTORIAN OR Fan

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Informative
  • Well Written

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    • Gift
    • Older Readers
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    Comments about this product:

    Easy read, quick facts and historically interesting. Recommend.

     
    5.0

    NICE POSTER READY TO HANG LAMENTED!

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    from Oklahoma,USA

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    Comments about this product:

    THIS IS ONE NICE POSTER, ALTHOUGH IT IS READY TO HANG, I MATTED AND PURCHASED A FRAME, AND MAN DOES THE WIFE LIKE IT, FOR OUR FAVORITE HBO SERIES! (CURRENTLY RUNNING).

     
    5.0

    Awesome

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    from New Oxford, Pa

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Everything about Atlantic
    • Informative
    • Page-Turner
    • Total History
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Reference
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      Comments about this product:

      Everything you would ever want to know about the sand dunes turning into one magnificate City. From the selling of the land by the Indians to a farmer, to the actual building of the first Hotel, the building of the railroads and the plight of the Blacks after the Civil War....amazing read! Covers the complete History of the resort known as Atlantic City

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      engaging and enlightening

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      from Indian Mills NJ

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      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Read
      • Engaging characters
      • Informative
      • Page-Turner

      Cons

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        • Gift
        • Older Readers
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        Comments about this product:

        Being from the A.C.area it was family history to me.Everyone from south Jersey should read it.

        (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        good book

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        from Pensacola Fl.

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        Pros

        • Informative

        Cons

        • Disappointing
        • Not What I Expected

        Best Uses

        • Reference

        Comments about this product:

        I was disapointed because I was looking for a story rather than a history lesson

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Intriguing Teaser

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        from Colorado Springs, CO

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        • Informative

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          • Adult

          Comments about this product:

          This book is an fascinating glimpse into a slice of American history. It should engender much interest in HBO's upcoming series.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Nice and easy

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          from Bensalem, PA

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          Pros

          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Engaging characters
          • Page-Turner
          • Well Written

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            • Travel Reading

            Comments about this product:

            The book is great and I couldn't be more pleased. I can't wait for the show to start!!!!

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