Killers of the Flower Moon
Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI
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...
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Jun 12, 2018Fathers 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
Feb 11, 2020Reads like a novel while giving a deeper understanding of both the good and the terrible that humans are capable of. – source