Fri, 18 June 2010
This episode's guest is P. Moss. A gamblers and a bar owner, Moss now has turned author with "Blue Vegas" a collection of tales that is an undiluted look at this city of sinning, winning and everything in between. The book probes the dark, human stories lurking in the neon shadows, Blue Vegas represents the work of a writer who knows Las Vegas and is a keen observer of its diverse population. These seventeen stories explore the clash between old and new Las Vegas, and the quest for scraps of love and dignity amid the ruins of the lives of hasbeen showgirls, desperate killers, degenerate gamblers and quickbuck mercenaries. The debut title for CityLife Books, Blue Vegas shines a light on the hard luck, faded dreams and lingering anguish faced by people who've been trampled by this singleminded city.