Sins of our fathers: a novel

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"From the screenwriter of the Oscar-nominated House of Sand and Fog, a fierce, elegant, page-turning novel about race, money, and the American Dream JW is a small-town banker. His specialty: teaching other bankers in towns near Indian reservations how to profit from casino deposits without exposing themselves to risk. His problem: having lost his son in a car accident a year ago, JW is depressed, his wife is leaving him, and he can't stop gambling. When he is caught embezzling funds to support his addiction, JW's boss offers him a choice. He can either accept responsibility and go to prison, or use his talents to sabotage a competing Native American banker named Johnny Eagle. With the clock ticking, JW moves into a trailer on the reservation within sight of his prey. But as he befriends Eagle and his son, JW finds that his plan to reclaim his freedom will be more dangerous than he ever could have imagined. "--
""After embezzling funds to support his gambling addiction, an unscrupulous white banker in Minnesota is blackmailed by his boss into sabotaging the creation of a competing, Native American-owned bank. As the banker befriends the people he's trying to frame, he struggles to escape from his past and do the right thing"--
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subject_facet Banks and banking -- Fiction, Compulsive gamblers -- Fiction, Electronic books, Extortion -- Fiction, FICTION / Literary, Self-realization -- Fiction, Whites -- Relations with Indians -- Fiction
title_display Sins of our fathers : a novel
title_full Sins of our fathers : a novel / Shawn Lawrence Otto, Sins of our fathers : a novel [electronic resource] Otto, Shawn Lawrence,
title_short Sins of our fathers :
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topic_facet Banks and banking, Compulsive gamblers, Electronic books, Extortion, Relations with Indians, Self-realization, Whites