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Killers Of The Flower Moon

Author : David Grann
ISBN : 9780857209047
Genre : History
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‘A fiercely entertaining mystery story and a wrenching exploration of evil’ Kate Atkinson From the bestselling author of The Lost City of Z, soon to be a major film starring Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller and Robert Pattison, comes a true-life murder story which became one of the newly-created FBI’s first major homicide investigations. 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 this was just the beginning, as more and more members of the tribe began to die under mysterious circumstances, and many of those who dared to investigate the killings were themselves murdered. As the death toll climbed, the FBI took up the case. It was one of the organization’s first major homicide investigations and the bureau badly bungled it. In desperation, its young director, J. Edgar Hoover, turned to a former Texas Ranger named Tom White to unravel the mystery. Together with the Osage he and his undercover team began to expose one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.

The Lost City Of Z

Author : David Grann
ISBN : 9781400078455
Genre : History
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Interweaves the story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who vanished during a 1925 expedition into the Amazon, with the author's own quest to uncover the mysteries surrounding Fawcett's final journey and the secrets of what lies deep in the Amazon jungle.

Birth Of The Cool

Author : Lewis MacAdams
ISBN : 9780684813547
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Focusing on New York from 1948 to 1965, this cultural history journeys from Minton's club in Harlem, the birthplace of bebop, to Max's Kansas City and the Newport Folk Festival, where Bob Dylan went electric.

Murder Machine

Author : Gene Mustain
ISBN : 9780091941123
Genre : Mafia
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Meet the DeMeo gang - the most deadly killers the Mafia has ever known. They were a small-time Brooklyn corner crew who, headed by the notorious Roy DeMeo, became the hitmen of choice for the Gambino family. Killing for profit and pleasure, they were ultimately feared by everyone - even the Mafia bosses they worked for.

The Sunset Murders

Author : Louise Farr
ISBN : 0671700898
Genre : Murder
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An account of the crimes of Doug Clark describes how Clark transformed matronly housewife Carol Bundy into his ideal woman--a woman who would accompany him on his killing sprees. Reprint.

Double Jeopardy

Author : Bob Hill
ISBN : UOM:39015034308489
Genre : Murder
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A critical look at the American criminal justice system describes how Mel Ignatow, acquitted for the murder of his fiance+a7e in 1988, was later proven guilty but could not be retried per the Fifth Amendment. 10,000 first printing.


Author : Dorothy Proctor
ISBN : PSU:000026335629
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Master of disguises infiltrates the Mafia, Sikh terrorist group, and Chinese Triad.

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