Kol Shalom Book Discussion: Bugsy Siegel: The Dark Side of the American Dream

August 29, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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This month’s book selection, for discussion on August 29, is a new, fast-paced biography of Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel, whose life began in a lower East Side tenement and ended in violence in Las Vegas 41 years later. The infamous criminal was a driving force behind casino development in that city. The title is Bugsy Siegel: The Dark Side of the American Dream, by Michael Shnayerson.


Readers are welcome whenever they have an interest in participating.