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Kevin Lewis

Kevin Lewis is the main individual in the book which is some ways can be viewed as a biography of his activities during several years spent card counting and gambling. Lewis is born during May, 1974, and is about twenty years old when the book's primary narrative begins. By the concluding scenes of the book Lewis is in his mid-twenties. Lewis is of mixed Asian race and comes from an upper-middle-class family with conservative and socially proper roots. Lewis' father is fairly stern and a successful businessman; his mother appears to be a housekeeper and his sister is a successful student. Lewis is a matriculated student at MIT and excels in his studies, focusing on pre-med. He graduates but decides not to pursue medicine. During the book, Lewis works temporarily in some capacity at a bank, then starts his own company and is successful working for himself&mdash...

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