The library is currently offering curbside takeout and lobby services. The hours are Monday - Thursday, 11AM-6PM, and Friday - Sunday, 11AM-4PM. 
Please
check our website for the latest updates. 

Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI
(Large Print)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(2)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Published:
New York : Random House Large Print, [2017].
Format:
Large Print
Edition:
First large print edition.
Physical Desc:
492 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Status:
Basalt Large Print
LP 976.6 GRA
Description

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.

Also in This Series
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
Last Check-In
Basalt Large Print
LP 976.6 GRA
On Shelf
Jan 12, 2021
Location
Call Number
Status
Last Check-In
Bemis Large Print
LP 364.1523 GRANN,DA
On Shelf
Oct 13, 2020
GRC Fraser Large Print
LP 976.6 GRA
On Shelf
Mar 4, 2020
Pine River Adult Large Print
LP HISTORY
On Shelf
Nov 27, 2020
Pitkin Large Print Books
LARGE PRINT 976.6 G759
On Shelf
Jul 21, 2020
SSCL Bud Large Print
LARGE PRINT 976.6004 GRA
On Shelf
Jan 22, 2021
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781524755935, 1524755931
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 8.8, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
1160

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-487).
Description
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.
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Grann, D. (2017). Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI. First large print edition. New York: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Grann, David. 2017. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI. New York: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Grann, David, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI. New York: Random House Large Print, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Grann, David. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI. First large print edition. New York: Random House Large Print, 2017. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
5155d392-d142-2a40-f91a-83c3f6a8ed55
Go To GroupedWork

Record Information

Last Sierra Extract TimeFeb 28, 2021 10:57:10 AM
Last File Modification TimeFeb 28, 2021 10:57:21 AM
Last Grouped Work Modification TimeMar 02, 2021 08:48:52 AM

MARC Record

LEADER06724cam a2200745 i 4500
001954427652
00520171214125846.0
007tb
008170516s2017    nyua   edb    000 0 eng d
003OCoLC
1001 |a Grann, David,|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2008027835|e author.
60010|a Hale, Bill,|d 1874-1962.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2014009383
61010|a United States.|b Federal Bureau of Investigation|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n78095617|v Case studies.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99001484
650 0|a Osage Indians|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85095861|x Crimes against|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99005432|v Case studies.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99001484
650 0|a Murder|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85088613|z Oklahoma|z Osage County|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80032009|v Case studies.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99001484
650 0|a Homicide investigation|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85061752|z Oklahoma|z Osage County|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80032009|v Case studies.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99001484
650 0|a Murder for hire|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99013403|z Oklahoma|z Osage County|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80032009|v Case studies.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99001484
650 0|a Conspiracy|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85031300|z Oklahoma|z Osage County|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80032009|v Case studies.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99001484
651 0|a Osage County (Okla.)|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80032009|x History|y 20th century.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2002006165
650 7|a HISTORY|x Native American.|2 bisacsh
650 7|a HISTORY|z United States|x 20th Century.|2 bisacsh
650 7|a TRUE CRIME|x Murder.|2 bisacsh
655 0|a Large type books.
655 7|a True crime stories.|2 lcgft|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/genreForms/gf2014026203
655 7|a Case studies.|2 lcgft|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/genreForms/gf2017026140
250 |a First large print edition.
020 |a 9781524755935|q (paperback)
020 |a 1524755931|q (paperback)
05010|a E99.O8|b G675 2017b
08204|a 976.6004/975254|2 23
092 |a LARGE|b PRINT, 976.6, G759
010 |a 2017304728
995 |a Loaded with m2btab.ltiac in 2018.01
995 |a Loaded with m2btab.b in 2017.12
995 |a Loaded with m2btab.click in 2017.10
995 |a Loaded with m2btab.wcp in 2017.11
995 |a Loaded with m2btab.b in 2017.10
995 |a Initial Bemis load m2btab.test019 in 2019.02
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-487).
5050 |a 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.
520 |a 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.
019 |a 982494474|a 982626697|a 985014618|a 989891748|a 1001933789|a 1011056763
264 1|a New York :|b Random House Large Print,|c [2017]
300 |a 492 pages (large print) :|b illustrations ;|c 24 cm
336 |a text|b txt|2 rdacontent
337 |a unmediated|b n|2 rdamedia
338 |a volume|b nc|2 rdacarrier
340 |n lare print.|2 rda
24510|a Killers of the Flower Moon :|b the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI /|c David Grann.
035 |a (OCoLC)954427652|z (OCoLC)982494474|z (OCoLC)982626697|z (OCoLC)985014618|z (OCoLC)989891748|z (OCoLC)1001933789|z (OCoLC)1011056763
037 |b BRO-adap20170424-060
042 |a lccopycat
043 |a n-us-ok
049 |a HFUA
040 |a BTCTA|b eng|e rda|c DLC|d BTCTA|d BDX|d TEFBT|d ZPP|d JTH|d RNL|d FCS|d CQU|d QS5|d WIM|d TXLAP|d OCLCF|d IGA|d OCLCO|d GK8|d SFR|d OCLCQ|d OCLCO|d NDS|d HFU
994 |a C0|b HFU
948 |a MARCIVE Q4, 2017
998 |e -|f eng|a ba|a be|a ep|a gr|a grf|a pc|a pr|a ss|a ssb
907 |a .b56790521
989 |1 .i110260363|b 39948002640691|d grfae|g -|m |h 29|x 1|t 0|i 3|j 169|k 170619|n 03-04-2020 16:25|o -|s LP|a 976.6|r GRA|u LP976.6GRAklp11039948002640691grfae$31.00-p169092
989 |1 .i117187604|b 1440002789214|d balp|g -|m |h 14|x 2|t 0|i 5|j 62|k 171016|n 01-12-2021 20:30|o -|s LP|a 976.6|r GRA
989 |1 .i11719251x|b 1240051824119|d ssblp|g -|m |h 26|x 1|t 1|i 7|j 62|k 171016|n 01-22-2021 02:17|o -|s LARGE PRINT|a 976.6004|r GRA
989 |1 .i117779635|b 32104000139354|d pralp|g -|m |h 17|x 1|t 0|i 4|j 2|k 171127|n 11-27-2020 18:28|o -|a LP HISTORY
989 |1 .i11795312x|b 1130003638784|d pclp|g -|m |h 20|x 2|t 0|i 10|j 2|k 171214|n 07-21-2020 15:18|o -|a LARGE PRINT 976.6 G759
989 |1 .i125119227|b 31813006150287|d belar|g -|m |h 10|x 3|t 0|i 4|j 300|k 190415|n 10-13-2020 19:46|o -|a LP 364.1523 GRANN,DA