History pulsates with evil, and Grann's job, expertly done, is to show us how the repeated crimes against a marginalized group of people remains relevant today.
Why I love it
I was a fan of David Grann years before we ever met '“ seeing his byline was a red alert that I was about to read something special. He is a master of real-life mystery, thrilling adventure, and jaw-dropping twists (See his previous book, The Lost City of Z, now a movie, for examples of all). But above all, he is interested, passionately, in what makes people unique, and why they behave in the st...
"Fascinatingly gripping story. Also heartbreaking that this went on. It's sick what people will do for money. "
"Very well researched, well written. "
Baton Rouge, LA
"By far my favorite book I've read so far this year. Heartbreaking this is a nonfiction. "
"Presently living less than 100 miles from the Osage, I am shocked to learn what happened there. This book was impossible for me to put down! The racism and corruption on so many levels is shocking."
"Amazing book! I never knew about the murder of Osage Natives and the crimes disgust me. "
fountain inn, SC
"I LOVED this book. So interesting, it makes me want to read more about the Osage Indians. "
New York, NY
"Loved this non-fiction!"
"This is a well written account about the greed of the white man and the terrible consequences for the Osage tribe."
"This book started off slow for me, and was tough to get into, but after about a quarter of the way through it picked up and I absolutely loved it. What a sad but fascinating story."
"This was a great novel looking into a subject that I knew nothing about. Even though it is non-fiction, the story was told in such a way that made it read like it was fiction -- great read!"
Long Branch, NJ
"Very sad but interesting facts about the treatment of the Native Americans. Very thought provoking book. I enjoyed the way it was written and found the birth of the FBI fascinating."