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Bad bet on the bayou

Tyler Bridges

Bad bet on the bayou

the rise of gambling in Louisiana and the fall of Governor Edwin Edwards

by Tyler Bridges

  • 235 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Edwards, Edwin W.,
  • Gambling -- Louisiana.,
  • Gambling industry -- Corrupt practices -- Louisiana.,
  • Political corruption -- Louisiana.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTyler Bridges.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6721.L8 B75 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination422 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18325449M
    ISBN 100374108307
    LC Control Number00052765
    OCLC/WorldCa45283242

    Temel Çeviriler: İngilizce: Türkçe: bet n noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wager) bahis i. isim: Canlı cansız bütün varlıkları ve kavramları ifade eder.: Sam placed a bet at the race track. bet⇒ vi intransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (gamble) bahis oynamak f. fiil: Varlıkların ve kavramların.   Soon to be a Showtime documentary, Murder in the Bayou is a New York Times bestselling chronicle of a high-stakes investigation into the murders of eight women in a troubled Southern parish that is “part murder case, part corruption exposé, and part Louisiana noir” (New York magazine). Between and , the bodies of eight women were discovered in Jennings, Louisiana, a bayou Pages:

    Tyler Bridges is an American freelance reporter who contributes to The Washington Post, Politico, and The Baton Rouge Advocate, as well as other was previously a reporter for The Lens (a non-profit digital newsroom based in New Orleans), The Miami Herald, and The s has reported on New Orleans and Louisiana politics as well as on Latin American ion: Stanford University. [Haunts] The Ward, Blood on the Bayou, and more coming to Dorney Park's Halloween Haunt This one slipped in rather quietly from the folks at Dorney Park for Halloween Haunt , and it looks like a couple of changes are coming to this year's event.

    Audience Reviews for Bad Asses on the Bayou Say what you will about this franchise, but at least each sequel has been an improvement on the film that came before s: 1.   Bad Asses on the Bayou is based on Frank Vega and Bernie Pope's return to Louisiana to find their kidnapped friend. This one's sure to be juicy! This one's sure to be juicy! 5 /


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Bad Bet on the Bayou is a riveting saga of political corruption run amok when it interfaces with the shadowy world of casino gambling. With journalistic exactitude Bridges traces the doomed fate of Governor Edwin Edwards as he overreached for a cut of the high-stakes action in a state that operates like a Banana Republic.

BAD BET ON THE BAYOU is the story of Edwin Edwards, a political genius whose craft, guile, and greed remain legendary in a state where those qualities are prerequisites for running for office at any level.

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