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Uncut gems

A charismatic jeweler makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business, family, and adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.

Uncut gems
Blu-ray
2020
Availability: 13 of 20

A charismatic jeweler makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business, family, and adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.

The dishwasher —Larue, Stéphane, 1983- author.

It's winter in Montreal, and a student with a gambling addiction takes the first job that promises a paycheck: dishwasher at La Trattoria, where he finds himself thrust, on his first night, into a roiling world of charac...

The gambler

Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Jim Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of...

Stan Lee's Lucky man. Season 1

DI Harry Clayton is a detective in central London's murder squad suffering from a gambling addiction. Clayton becomes the recipient of an ancient bracelet, after a night spent with the mysterious Eve, he wakes up with th...

The cockney angel —Court, Dilly.

Eighteen year old Irene Angel lives with her parents in a tiny room above the shop where her crippled mother ekes out a living selling pickles and sauces, whilst her charming but freckless father, Billy, gambles away wha...

Titans —Scott, Victoria (Young adult author)

Seventeen-year-old Astrid Sullivan belongs to a family of compulsive gamblers, and now that her father has been laid off from his job in Detroit and lost all their money betting on the Titans, which are half-horse, half ...

All in —Polak, Monique.

A teenaged boy's desire to date the most beautiful girl in grade eleven leads him down a dangerous path.

The cockney angel —Court, Dilly, author.

Eighteen-year-old Irene Angel lives with her parents in a tiny room above the shop where her mother ekes out a living selling pickles and sauces while her father Billy gambles away their earnings. It is all Irene can do ...

Fall from grace —Arthurson, Wayne, 1962-
Book On CD
2013
Availability: 1 of 1

When Edmonton newspaper reporter Leo Desroches is assigned to cover the murder of an Aboriginal woman, his half-Cree heritage immediately identifies with the victim. Before long Leo discovers a pattern of murdered native...

Sins of our fathers : a novel —Otto, Shawn Lawrence.

"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 to...

A killing winter —Arthurson, Wayne, 1962-
DAISY Sound Recording
2012
Availability: 1 of 1

Undercover as a homeless man, Leo Desroches, a half-Cree, half?French-Canadian reporter in Edmonton, has his hands full both on the job and in his personal life. As he tries to reconnect with his estranged son and fight ...

Shoot the moon —Watson, Kate (Katherine), author.

In Chicago, nineteen-year-old Tate Bertram is a compulsive gambler who masks his "tells" with great discipline, although underneath the controlled facade are deep insecurities that compel him to keep everyone, especially...

A killing winter —Arthurson, Wayne, 1962-
Sound Recording
2012
Availability: 1 of 1

Undercover as a homeless man, Leo Desroches, a half-Cree, half?French-Canadian reporter in Edmonton, has his hands full both on the job and in his personal life. As he tries to reconnect with his estranged son and fight ...

The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County —Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.

Mark Twain's classic story about a gambler who comes into the possession of a talented frog named Daniel Webster that is claimed to be able to vault further than any other frog of its kind in the county.

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