Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon

The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

Audiobook CD - 2017
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In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian Nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, the Osage rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, they began to be killed off. One Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, watched as her family was murdered. David Grann revisits a shocking series of crimes in which dozens of people were murdered in cold blood. The book is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, as each step in the investigation reveals a series of sinister secrets and reversals. But more than that, it is a searing indictment of the callousness and prejudice toward Native Americans that allowed the murderers to operate with impunity for so long.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Books on Tape :, Random House Audio,, [2017]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2017
ISBN: 9780307747464
0307747468
9780307747440
0307747441
Characteristics: 7 audio discs (9 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in
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