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This was a Huge Eye Opener for me when I read it. Our Native Americans were treated so poorly in the advancement of our govt seeking land expansion and control. What a shame.  Wonderful book. 

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Killers of the Flower Moon - The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

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

Nation in Oklahoma.  Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed."

 

Interesting story of the attempt to steal the Osage's land with oil reserves.

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 JUST FINISHED RE-READING  WILLIAM LEAST HEAT MOON'S "BLUE HIGHWAYS"- WOW- SO GREAT I DIDN'T WANT TO FINISH IT. AM STARTING HIS  "ROAD TO QUODZ " NEXT. IN THE MEANTIME, GRAHAM GREENE SHORT STORIES- ENGROSSING,  EASY READ &  VERY WELL-WRITTEN.

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I'm currently reading "Overstory" by Richard Powers. It was a Christmas gift. Just finished re-reading several of Toni Morrison's books. 

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I am re-reading Moon Hunt by W Michael Gear & Kathleen O'Neal Gear. This is the third novel in the Morning Star series. I went back to read the first & second novels again after reading the 4th novel because I forgot alot of the details. The series are fast paced, thrilling stories of mystery, historical facts and love. 

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Snowfly by Joseph Heywood, Once upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell, State University of Murder by Lev Raphael and Terminal Uprising by Jim C. Hines.

Snowfly is a teriffic parable about obsession.

...River is a mid-west noir of a girl's journey.

Lev's newest is a murder mystery amoung the dysfunctional faculty of a mid-west university... no M.S.U.

Uprising-- space janitors, 'nuff said.

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I recently got interested in the New Sherlock Holmes stories that are written in the last ten years or so. The idea of Sherlock Holmes trying to solve the Jack the Ripper serial murders was intriguing, and I became hooked on this type of mystery story. I'm looking for more great mystery stories and hope that others can give me an idea where to go from here.Smiley Happy

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FOR ACLASS NOAM CHOMSKY- ONE OF THE MOST DRY& DENSE READS EVER, BUT AN IMPORTANT LINGUISTICS THEORIST. ALSO JUST FINISHED "PRARYERTH, A DEEP MAP" BY WILLIAM LEAST HEAT MOON- ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOOKS I'VE EVER READ.
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read John Gresham latest book and a  clive Cussler fan. I am planning to to read more books by local authors for 2020. trying to put aside book for the cold winter months,but keep reading them. i just finshed "A Death in Harlem'

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A few that I have just finished with in the last few months are: Where the crawdads sing, Robin Roberts book-everybody's got something and the silent sister.

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