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With compelling detail, Without Reservation tells the stunning story of the rise of the richest Indian tribe in history.
In 1973, an old American Indian woman dies with nothing left of her tribe but a 214-acre tract of abandoned forest. It seems to be the end of the Mashantucket Pequot tribe. But it is just the beginning. Over the next three decades, the reservation grows to nearly 2,000 acres, home to more than 600 people claiming to be tribal members. It has also become home to Foxwoods, the largest casino in the world, grossing more than $1 billion a year.
Without Reservation reveals the mysterious roots of today's Pequot tribe, the racial tension that divides its members, and the Machiavellian internal power struggle over who will control the tribe's funds. Author Jeff Benedict brings to us the deal makers, the courtroom machinations, the trusts and betrayals.
Now, with remarkable new information, the paperback brings us up-to-date on these revelations, which lead to state and federal investigations and calls for congressional hearings.
Title: WITHOUT RESERVATION : HOW CONTROVERSIAL INDIAN TRIBE ROSE TO POWER BUILT WORLD'S LARGEST CASINO
Categories: U. S. History, Presidents & Civil War,
Publisher: HARPER COLLINS:
ISBN Number: 0060931965
ISBN Number 13: 9780060931964
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: GOOD / VERY GOOD
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