A tribe living on the banks of the Nile between Wadi Halfa and Assuan are called Barabra.
There was distrust in the minds of the depositors, especially those whose holdings were small, and most of the banks were, at a very early period, subjected to the strain of repaying a large proportion of their deposits as they fell due.
Now, mostly bound to its banks by ice, the river looked much less menacing as it wound its way downward.
I even checked out some of the banks, figuring credit cards would be most important.
He recounted unsuccessful calls to banks, credit bureaus and public bodies but refrained from eliciting Dean's help in these activities, nor did he seek any guidance.