Las Vegas (8th Edition, Compass Guides) : This is the only book that has it all: history, culture, and everything you need to know about gambling, comps, and casino etiquette - plus the latest on the hotel and dining scenes. Stunning photographs that capture Las Vegas glitz and glamour. Witty, evocative descriptions of Sin City movers and shakers, from mobster Bugsy Siegel, swingin' JFK, and the reclusive Howard Hughes to today's celebrity entertainers and casino moguls. The inside scoop on casinos and nightlife. Literary extracts by Mario Puzo, Hunter S. Thompson, and others. Day trips to Red Rock, Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, the Grand Canyon.