roger c. petersen

Biography

Roger C. Petersen retired in October 2008 from a commercial banking career that spanned four decades. He was, at the beginning , a banking grunt whose customers were the poorest of the poor: Native Americans living on an isolated reservation.

Along his career pathway, Petersen became a long-term eyewitness to the collapse of America’s value system. It began with a tarnish in the 70’s that turned to decay in the 80’s and 90’s and the follow-on systemic meltdown. Each of those many experiences over all those years left vivid memories, now stuffed in a bag that he carries with him.

Petersen lives with Dianne, his wife of nearly a half century on a small rural acreage near DeSmet, South Dakota. Their three grown sons are, or have been, also involved in commercial banking. The grist for the mill is in endless supply.

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Send In The Canary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a fictional book about choices and consequences, some unintended. It is also about redemption of the human spirit. As in real life, the end is seldom visible until the last line of the story.

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