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

Killers of the Flower Moon

The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

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ISBN10: 0385534248 ISBN13: 9780385534246 Publisher: Random House Espanol Published: Apr 18 2017 Pages: 338 Weight: 1.40lbs. Height: 9.60" Width: 6.60" Depth: 1.30" Language: English

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From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history 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. Her older sister was shot. Her mother was then slowly poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more Osage began to die under mysterious circumstances. In this last remnant of the Wild West—where oilmen like J. P. Getty made their fortunes and where desperadoes such as Al Spencer, “the Phantom Terror,

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