Killers of the Flower Moon : the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI / David Grann.
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.
- 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.
- Copyright: ©2017
|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.
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