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‘The Bishop’s Rook and the Balinese’ is under way - The Galveston County Daily News : Leisure

October 21, 2014

Guest column ‘The Bishop’s Rook and the Balinese’ is under way

Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:30 am

"The Bishop’s Rook and The Balinese,” currently under development, is a historical fiction novel set during the Maceo gambling era of 1927 to 1957 in Galveston, the raids and shutdown of 65 illegal gaming clubs on the island on June 17, 1957, the connection to the early development of Las Vegas and the migration of the Fertitta family to Vegas.

Additionally, a screenplay and theatrical film will follow.

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