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Deception on All Accounts

Deception on All Accounts (Paperback)

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Is murder always a simple transaction? Don't bank on it. Sadie Walela's life is about to be turned upside down. One morning Sadie unlocks the door at the Mercury Savings Bank and confronts a robber who's been lying in wait for her and her fellow employees. He flees after stealing money and killing her coworker. When a whirlwind of events leaves Sadie herself under suspicion, she sets out to clear her name. This banker turned sleuth is suddenly plunged into an unfamiliar world in which people are not always as they appear-not her employer, not the homeless man she's befriended, not the police officer who takes an interest in the case, not the man she falls in love with. And, as she's beginning to imagine, not even herself. Sadie is a blue-eyed Cherokee living in northeastern Oklahoma, a half-blood who finds she sometimes has to adapt to get by in the white man's world, much as her father's ancestors did. In this story of robbery, murder, love, and intrigue, she faces adversity at each bend in the road, but in the tradition of her people she adapts and moves forward even if it means having to re-think her relationships and expectations.

Set against the backdrop of small-town Oklahoma and its Native culture, Deception on All Accounts draws readers into the real lives of contemporary American Indians as it shines a light on violence, corporate corruption, and prejudice in modern America. As Sadie Walela comes to terms with murder, romance, and her hopes for a career, she finds deception on all accounts.

Fiction & PoetryCrime & Thrillers Publisher: University of Arizona Press Publication Date: 01/09/2003 ISBN-13: 9780816523115  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Sara Sue Hoklototubbe, a member of the Cherokee Nation, was named Writer of the Year by the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers for her first book, Deception on All Accounts, also published by the University of Arizona Press. She is a member of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime.

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