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Killers of the Flower Moon : the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI  Cover Image Book Book

Killers of the Flower Moon : the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI / David Grann.

Grann, David, (author.).


Presents a true account of the early twentieth-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.

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  • ISBN: 9780307742483
  • ISBN: 0307742482
  • Physical Description: x, 377 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Vintage books edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, A Division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-373).
Formatted Contents Note:
Chronicle One: The marked woman : The vanishing -- An act of God or man? -- King of the Osage Hills -- Underground reservation -- The devil's disciples -- Million dollar elm -- This thing of darkness -- Chronicle Two: The evidence man : Department of easy virtue -- The undercover cowboys -- Eliminating the impossible -- The third man -- A wilderness of mirrors -- A hangman's son -- Dying words -- The hidden face -- For the betterment of the Bureau -- The quick-draw artist, the yegg, and the soup man -- The state of the game -- A traitor to his blood -- So help you God! -- The hot house -- Chronicle Three: The reporter : Ghostlands -- A case not closed -- Standing in two worlds -- The lost manuscript -- Blood cries out.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 8.8 14 190493.
Subject: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation > Case studies.
Osage Indians > Crimes against > Case studies.
Murder > Oklahoma > Osage County > Case studies.
Homicide investigation > Oklahoma > Osage County > Case studies.
Osage County (Okla.) > History > 20th century.
Genre: True crime stories.

Available copies

  • 6 of 25 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Cass County.


  • 10 current holds with 25 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Garden City 976.6 GRA 2018 (Text) 0002206329027 Adult Non-Fiction In transit -

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