Killers of the flower moon: the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(2)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Description
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

"Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." -- Dave Eggers, New York Times Book Review

SHELF AWARENESS'S BEST BOOK OF 2017

Named a best book of the year by Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, GQ, Time, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly, Time Magazine, NPR's Maureen Corrigan , NPR's "On Point," Vogue , Smithsonian, Cosmopolitan, Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Lit Hub's "Ultimate Best Books ," Library Journal, Paste, Kirkus, Slate.com and Book Browse 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, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. Her relatives were shot and poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more and more members of the tribe 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 like Al Spencer, the "Phantom Terror," roamed--many of those who dared to investigate the killings were themselves murdered. As the death toll climbed to more than twenty-four, the FBI took up the case. It was one of the organization's first major homicide investigations and the bureau badly bungled the case. In desperation, the young director, J. Edgar Hoover, turned to a former Texas Ranger named Tom White to unravel the mystery. White put together an undercover team, including one of the only American Indian agents in the bureau. The agents infiltrated the region, struggling to adopt the latest techniques of detection. Together with the Osage they began to expose one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history. In Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann revisits a shocking series of crimes in which dozens of people were murdered in cold blood. Based on years of research and startling new evidence, the book is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, as each step in the investigation reveals a series of sinister secrets and reversals. But more than that, it is a searing indictment of the callousness and prejudice toward American Indians that allowed the murderers to operate with impunity for so long. Killers of the Flower Moon is utterly compelling, but also emotionally devastating.

Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780385534246
9781524755935
9780307747471
9780385534253
9780307747440
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 8.8, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
1160L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work IDb9e14dd5-b2c8-70d7-6b37-142aadf1f4ff
Grouping Titlekillers of the flower moon the osage murders and the birth of the fbi
Grouping Authorgrann david
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2019-12-10 09:11:49AM
Last Indexed2019-12-10 07:06:59AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_levelUG
accelerated_reader_point_value14
accelerated_reader_reading_level8.8
auth_author2Campbell, Danny (Narrator),
Campbell, Danny.
Lee, Ann Marie.
Patton, Will.
authorDavid Grann
author2-roleCampbell, Danny(Narrator),
Campbell, Danny.|Narrator
Lee, Ann Marie.
Lee, Ann Marie.|Narrator
Patton, Will.
Patton, Will.|Narrator
cloudLibrary
author_displayGrann, David
available_at_doloresDolores Public Library
detailed_location_doloresDolores Public Library - Nonfiction
display_description"Grann revisits a ... series of crimes in which dozens of people were murdered in cold blood. Based on years of research and ... new evidence, the book [outlines the steps that reveal] a series of sinister secrets and reversals. But more than that, it is [an] ... indictment of the callousness and prejudice toward American Indians that allowed the murderers to operate with impunity for so long"--Amazon.com.
format_category_doloresAudio Books
Books
eBook
format_doloresBook
CD
Large Print
eAudiobook
eBook
idb9e14dd5-b2c8-70d7-6b37-142aadf1f4ff
isbn9780307747440
9780307747471
9780385534246
9780385534253
9781524755935
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:762d399e-2832-4cbc-a616-ce827912123243Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books0falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenChecked Out
overdrive:762d399e-2832-4cbc-a616-ce8279121232-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenChecked Out
overdrive:762d399e-2832-4cbc-a616-ce8279121232101Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books0falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenChecked Out
Cloud Library:97803077474719780307747471Cloud LibraryOnline Cloud LibraryeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueCloud Libraryhttps://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/AspenCat-document_id-m4q2dz9Available OnlineCloud Library
Cloud Library:97803855342539780385534253Cloud LibraryOnline Cloud LibraryeBookeBook1falsetrueCloud Libraryhttps://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/AspenCat-document_id-m4qxh89Available OnlineCloud Library
ils:351157862086La Jara Branch - NonfictionAdult 976.60 Gra.1falsefalseOn ShelfCONEJOSLa Jara Branch
ils:351157862223Dolores County: Dove Creek Public and High School Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfDOLORESCODolores County: Dove Creek Public and High School Library
ils:351157862100Kent Denver Upper School - Nonfiction976.6004 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfKENT
ils:351157862233Gilpin County Public Library - Nonfiction976.600 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfGILPIN
ils:351157862091Rocky Ford School District-Rocky Ford High - Nonfiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfROCKYSD
ils:351157862106Yuma Public Library - Nonfiction976.6004 Grann, David1falsefalseOn ShelfYPL
ils:351157862144Spanish Peaks Library District - Nonfiction976.6 GRAN1falsefalseOn ShelfSPPEAKS
ils:351157862113Lincoln County Bookmobile - Booklease976.6 GRA mcn1falsefalseOn ShelfLINCOLN
ils:3511571294549South Routt Library District - Yampa Public Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfYAMPA
ils:351157862122Silverton Public Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseChecked OutSLPL
ils:351157862170Wellington Public Library - Fiction976.6004 Gra1falsefalseOn ShelfWPL
ils:351157862152Jackson County Public Library - Nonfiction976.6 Gra1falsefalseOn ShelfJACKSON
ils:351157862097Weld School - Valley High Library - Nonfiction976.6004 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfWELD
ils:351157862193Alamosa Public Library - Nonfiction976.6004 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfALAMOSA
ils:351157862214Lyons Regional Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfLYONS
ils:351157862172Baca County Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRANN1falsefalseOn ShelfBACACOUNTY
ils:351157862161Carnegie Public Library - Nonfiction976.6004975254 GRANN1falsefalseOn ShelfCARNEGIE
ils:351157862239Pines and Plains - Elizabeth Public Library - NonfictionANF 976.6 GRA1falsefalseChecked OutELIZABETH
ils:351157862082Ouray Public Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfOPL
ils:351157862200La Veta Regional Library District - NonfictionHISTORY USA Gra1falsefalseChecked OutLAVETA
ils:351157862128South Routt Library District - Oak Creek Public Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfOAKCREEK
ils:351157862176Red Feather Lakes Community Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRA 20171falsefalseOn ShelfRFL
ils:351157862148Saguache Public Library - NonfictionHISTORY NATIVE AMERICANS1falsefalseOn ShelfNSAGUACHE
ils:351157862117Del Norte Public Library - Nonfiction976 GRA D1falsefalseOn ShelfDELNORTE
ils:351157862165John C. Fremont Library District - Nonfiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseChecked OutJCFREMONT
ils:351157862202Security Public Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRANN1falsefalseOn ShelfSPL
ils:351157862217Canon City Public Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfCANON
ils:351157862077Fleming Community Library - Fiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfFLEMING
ils:351157862133Baca Grande Public Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRANN1falsefalseOn ShelfBACAGRANDE
ils:351157862184Nederland Community Library - Nonfiction976.600 Grann1falsefalseOn ShelfNCL
ils:351157862178Mancos Library District - Nonfiction976.600 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfMANCOS
ils:351157862125Security Public Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRANN1falsefalseOn ShelfSPL
ils:351157862189Pines and Plains - Kiowa Public Library - NonfictionANF 976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfKIOWAPUB
ils:3511571381252Crowley County Jr./Sr. High School - NonfictionNF 976.6 GRA black1falsefalseOn ShelfCROWSDCrowley County Jr./Sr. High School
ils:351157862156West Custer County Library District - Nonfiction976.6004975254 GRANN1falsefalseOn ShelfWCUSTER
ils:351157862230Dolores Public Library - NonfictionTRUE CRIME 976.6 GRANN1falsefalseOn ShelfDP
ils:351157862209Rico Public Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfRICO
ils:351157862137West Routt Library District - Nonfiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfWROUTT
ils:5131961266796Heginbotham Holyoke Library - Nonfiction976.6/GRA1falsefalseIn TransitHOLYOKE
ils:5131961327627Ignacio Community Library - Nonfiction976.6004 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfIGNACIO
ils:5368131327475Ignacio Community Library - Nonfiction976.6004 GRA1falsefalseChecked OutIGNACIO
ils:5368131412677Fort Morgan Public Library - Nonfiction976.6004 Grann, D.1falsefalseChecked OutFORTMORGAN
ils:5368131417729Fort Morgan Public LibraryTC BOOKCLUB1falsefalseOn ShelfFORTMORGAN
ils:5368131441956Ridgway Public Library - Nonfiction976.6 GRA1falsefalseChecked OutRIDGWAY
overdrive:c7dccd27-b4b8-41d9-81de-9c5e1068d44243Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook0falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
overdrive:c7dccd27-b4b8-41d9-81de-9c5e1068d442101Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook0falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
overdrive:c7dccd27-b4b8-41d9-81de-9c5e1068d442-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook4falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
ils:4175361024636Baca Grande Public Library - Book On CDNF 976.6 GRANN1falsefalseOn ShelfBACAGRANDE
ils:4175361279275West Routt Library District - Book On CDCD GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfWROUTT
ils:4175361024646Creede and Mineral County Public Library - Book On CDAUDIO GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfCREEDE
ils:4175361363402Wetmore Community Library - Book On CDAudio book G1falsefalseOn ShelfWETMORE
ils:4175361024651John C. Fremont Library District - Book On CDAUDIO CD 976.6 GRA (7 CD'S)1falsefalseOn ShelfJCFREMONT
ils:4175361024656Alamosa Public Library - Book On CDCD 976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfALAMOSA
ils:4175361024643Nederland Community Library - Book On CD976.6 Grann CD1falsefalseChecked OutNCL
ils:4175361024640Yuma Public Library - CDCD 976.6004 Grann, David1falsefalseOn ShelfYPL
ils:4175361448724Lincoln County Bookmobile - Book On CDCDB GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfLINCOLN
ils:4175361024660Lyons Regional Library - Book On CDAUD CD 976.6 GRA1falsefalseOn ShelfLYONS
itype_doloresBook
CD
New Item
last_indexed2019-12-10T14:06:59.339Z
lexile_score1160
literary_formNon Fiction
literary_form_fullNon Fiction
local_callnumber_doloresTRUE CRIME 976.6 GRANN
owning_library_doloresDolores Public Library
owning_location_doloresDolores Public Library
primary_isbn9780385534246
publishDate2016
2017
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
overdrive:762d399e-2832-4cbc-a616-ce8279121232eAudiobookAudio BooksEnglishPenguin Random House Audio Publishing Group2017
Cloud Library:9780307747471eAudiobookAudio BooksUndeterminedRandom House, 2017.1online resource (1 sound file (09hr., 04min., 30sec.)) : digital
Cloud Library:9780385534253eBookeBookEnglishKnopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2017.352 p.
ils:351157BookBooksEnglishDoubleday, [2016]x, 338 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ils:513196Large PrintBooksFirst large print edition.EnglishRandom House Large Print, [2017]492 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 24 cm
ils:536813BookBooksFirst edition.EnglishDoubleday, [2017]x, 338 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
overdrive:c7dccd27-b4b8-41d9-81de-9c5e1068d442eBookeBookEnglishKnopf Doubleday Publishing Group2017
ils:417536CDAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishBooks on Tape ;[2017]7 audio discs (9 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_dolores
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
Cloud Library:97803077474719780307747471Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
Cloud Library:97803855342539780385534253Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862086On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862223On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862100On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862233On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862091On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862106On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862144On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862113On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:3511571294549On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862122Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862170On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862152On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862097On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862193On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862214On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862172On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862161On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862239Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862082On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862200Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862128On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862176On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862148On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862117On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862165Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862202On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862217On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862077On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862133On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862184On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862178On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862125On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862189On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:3511571381252On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862156On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862230On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:351157862209On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:351157862137On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:5131961266796In TransitIn Transitfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:5131961327627On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:5368131327475Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:5368131412677Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:5368131417729On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:5368131441956Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:4175361024636On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:4175361279275On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:4175361024646On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:4175361363402On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:4175361024651On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:4175361024656On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:4175361024643Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:4175361024640On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:4175361448724On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:4175361024660On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
subject_facet20th Century -- United States
Audiobooks
Books on CD
Conspiracy -- Oklahoma -- Osage County -- Case studies
Electronic books
HISTORY / Native American
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
Hale, Bill, -- 1874-1962
Homicide investigation -- Oklahoma -- Osage County -- Case studies
Large type books
Murder -- Oklahoma -- Osage County -- Case studies
Murder -- TRUE CRIME
Murder for hire -- Oklahoma -- Osage County -- Case studies
Native American -- HISTORY
Nonfiction
Osage County (Okla.) -- History -- 20th century
Osage Indians -- Crimes against -- Case studies
TRUE CRIME / Murder
True crime stories
True crime-murder
United States. -- Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Case studies
title_displayKillers of the flower moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI
title_fullKillers of the Flower Moon : The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI [CD]/ David Grann
Killers of the Flower Moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI / David Grann
Killers of the Flower Moon The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
Killers of the Flower Moon [eAudio] : The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI Grann, David.
Killers of the Flower Moon [eBook] : The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI Grann, David.
Killers of the Flower Moon [large print] : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI / David Grann
Killers of the flower moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI / David Grann
title_shortKillers of the flower moon
title_subthe Osage murders and the birth of the FBI
topic_facet20th Century
Conspiracy
Crimes against
HISTORY / Native American
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
Hale, Bill
History
Homicide investigation
Law
Murder
Murder for hire
Native American
Nonfiction
Osage Indians
TRUE CRIME / Murder
True Crime
True crime-murder