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Killers of the Flower Moon

Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann

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 h...
Publish Date
2018
January 1
First Published in 2017
Goodreads rating
4.06
ISBN
9780307742483
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
Jul 16, 2017
Vacation books: Underground Railroad (@colsonwhitehead), An American Sickness (@RosenthalHealth) & Killers of the Flower Moon (@davidgrann)      source
Jun 12, 2018
Fathers Day book 3 “Killers of the Flower Moon,” by David Grann A spellbinding tale of brazen multiple Native American murders on Osage land in Oklahoma 90-plus years ago. Tremendously researched. I can’t recommend the history and the gripping murder story enough. Read this.      source
Reads like a novel while giving a deeper understanding of both the good and the terrible that humans are capable of.      source
Apr 06, 2021
Great book, excellent to hear...      source