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Madeline Island Book Club – Sep. 2024 – Killers of the Flower Moon

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Killer of the Flower Moon
Killer of the Flower Moon
Madeline Island Book Club – Sep. 2024 – Killers of the Flower Moon

Cost: Free

In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage 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.

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Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. One of her relatives was shot. Another was poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more and more Osage were dying under mysterious circumstances, and many of those who dared to investigate the killings were themselves murdered.

As the death toll rose, the newly created FBI took up the case, and the young director, J. Edgar Hoover, turned to a former Texas Ranger named Tom White to try to unravel the mystery. White put together an undercover team, including a Native American agent who infiltrated the region, and together with the Osage began to expose one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.

Join us at the Madeline Island Library.

1 Library Street, La Pointe, WI 54850

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87342798503

Meeting ID: 873 4279 8503

Apostle Island Booksellers
112 Rittenhouse Avenue
Bayfield, WI
715-779-0200
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Honest Dog Books
40 S. Second St. #1455
Bayfield, WI
715-779-5223
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Madeline Island Library
1 Library St.
La Pointe, WI
(715)747-3662
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Date:
September 17
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Madeline Island Library
1 Library Street
La Pointe, WI 54850 United States
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1-715-747-3662