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The Nye County brothel wars

Jeanie Kasindorf

The Nye County brothel wars

a tale of the new West

by Jeanie Kasindorf

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Published by Linden Press/Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nevada,
  • Nye County.
    • Subjects:
    • Prostitution -- Nevada -- Nye County.,
    • Judicial corruption -- Nevada -- Nye County.,
    • Mafia -- Nevada -- Nye County.,
    • Nevada -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jeanie Kasindorf.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ145.N3 K37 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination302 p. ;
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3029845M
      ISBN 100671415913
      LC Control Number85010399

      NOTE: On , years after Sheriff Tom Logan was killed in the line of duty, then Nye County Sheriff Anthony DeMeo posthumously awarded him a Purple Heart and Medal of Valor—noting it mattered not if Logan had been shot on the steps of a brothel or a church, he had acted in the interest of public safety and in so doing had made. Looking for books by Jeanie Kasindorf? See all books authored by Jeanie Kasindorf, including Nye County Brothel Wars: A Tale of the New West, and The Nye County Brothel Wars, and more on

      The saga became the subject of Jeanie Kasindorf’s book The Nye County Brothel Wars/A Tale of the New West, described by a New York Times critic as “splendid a taut account of a chain of vicious acts perpetrated by a group of toughs,” and of the fictionalized CBS movie Incident at Crestridge, which starred Eileen Brennan as Wines. The next step for Nye County's brothels will be the county's revision of the brothel ordinance, which Deputy District Attorney Ron Kent told the commission his office would try to do within 90 days.

        In the early s, investigative reporter Jeanie Kasindorf wrote a story for New West magazine which she eventually turned into a book, “The Nye County Brothel Wars.” It had everything a soap opera required: Sex, drugs, corruption, murder and mayhem. Life goes on at rural brothel in Northern Nevada despite Odom scandal in Nye County Madam Jennifer O’Kane knows a stark little truism about the world’s oldest profession: Discretion is a.


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''The Nye County Brothel Wars'' is a taut account of a chain of vicious acts perpetrated by a group of toughs who seem to have stepped right out of the pages of Bret Harte. Active brothels Elko County Carlin. Dovetail Ranch – The Dovetail has been a brothel on and off for a number of years.

In the brothel was remodelled as a log cabin and a license issued to Michael and Pamela Tangreen. Melba Jordan and Marie Cutler were granted the license inboth had previously worked at Donna's Ranch in Wells.

The Dovetail closed in June and reopened in. The Nye County brothel wars by Jeanie Kasindorf; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Judicial corruption, Mafia, Prostitution, Social conditions; Places: Nevada, Nye County.

Editor’s note: This is the seventeenth in a series of stories by historian Bob McCracken on the history of prostitution in Nevada and Nye County. A new feature in the series will come out every Friday for the next several weeks. Chicken Ranch owner Walter Plankinton described a typical day at the Chicken Ranch in the book, “The Nye County Brothel Wars” by Jane : Bob Mccracken.

Directed by Mark Rosner. With Dennis Farina, Tony Denison, Bill Smitrovich, John Santucci. Pauli's girlfriend, who's a hooker, ends up being the latest casualty in a violent war between competing brothels/10(26). The Nye County brothel wars: a tale of the new West Item PreviewPages:   The tale of the Chicken Ranch and its associated drama has been told in the best- selling book “The Nye County Brothel Wars” by Jane Kasindorf.

Here I will briefly discuss some highlights not in last week’s column. The Chicken Ranch opened at 4 p.m. on Oct. 12, Author: Bob Mccracken. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kasindorf, Jeanie. Nye County brothel wars.

New York: Linden Press/Simon & Schuster, (OCoLC) The Nye County brothel wars: a tale of the new West User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Nevada is still frontier territory, according to Kasindorf, where people believe "in the inalienable right to lead whatever life you damn well wish to lead.''.

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Jeanie Kasindorf's book Nye County Brothel Wars (Linden Press/Simon & Schuster ) describes the opposition Plankinton encountered in Nye County. [citation needed] Inthe house was the subject of the documentary Location: Pahrump, Nevada.

Chicken Ranch owner Walter Plankinton described a typical day at the Chicken Ranch in the book, “The Nye County Brothel Wars” by Jane Kasindorf.

The ladies got up by noon if prepared, they could go on the floor at noon and make further income. In between noon and 1 p.m. they fixed their hair, took a bath, and ate breakfast.

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on Oct. 12, Sheriff J. Howard Chicken Ranch fire ripples via Nye County, area Read More». The night they burned the whorehouse down: Sheriff Joni Wines and the Nye County brothel wars.