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Killers of the Flower Moon : The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

Grann, David (author.).

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

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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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: True crime stories
History
Case studies
True crime stories
Osage County (Okla.) History 20th century
Homicide investigation Oklahoma Osage County Case studies
Murder Oklahoma Osage County Case studies
Osage Indians Crimes against Case studies
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation Case studies
Summary: 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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