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

Author: David Grann
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, A Division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Vintage books editionView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
True crime stories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Grann
ISBN: 9780307742483 0307742482 9780307742483
OCLC Number: 993996600
Description: x, 377 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: David Grann.

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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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