The Resource Little Mexico, Cathie John, (electronic resource)

Little Mexico, Cathie John, (electronic resource)

Label
Little Mexico
Title
Little Mexico
Statement of responsibility
Cathie John
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's 1943 and Newport, Kentucky (AKA Little Mexico) is the bawdiest spot in America. Dozens of illegal casinos and brothels line the major thoroughfares of this outlaw hideaway, providing entertainment for the thousands of otherwise honest, law-abiding citizens swarming in from hundreds of miles around. This is the gambling mecca of America, years before Las Vegas was a twinkle in Bugsy Siegel's eye. The Cleveland Syndicate controls almost all the major sources of gambling in the area, as well as the mayor, police chief, city council, and anyone else who matters in Newport's city government. Nick Cavanaugh, a sailor on leave, finds himself taking sides with independent casino owners Carl and Pearl Jules against the powerful Syndicate, which wants to keep this territory all to itself. Bruno Carpella, one of the mob's vicious, up and coming enforcers, is given the job of "bothering" the Jules family into handing over the mom 'n' pop casino/supper club they've spent years building into one of the gems of Little Mexico. When a hail of bullets "bothers" Carl right into a coma, Pearl digs in her heels and vows she won't give up their dream to those gangsters from the Great Lakes...even if it means getting tossed into the Ohio River wearing a Newport nightgown of cement
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
John, Cathie
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Michael Taylor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Taylor, Michael
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Casinos
  • Organized crime
  • Newport (Ky.)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Little Mexico, Cathie John, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11612499
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11612499
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 19 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11612499
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Little Mexico, Cathie John, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11612499
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11612499
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 19 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11612499
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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