Anadarko: A Kiowa Country Mystery by Tom HolmAnadarko: A Kiowa Country Mystery by Tom Holm

Anadarko: A Kiowa Country Mystery

byTom Holm

Paperback | October 1, 2015

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Anadarko, a small bootlegger town in Oklahoma’s Kiowa Country, shakes off its sleepy veneer when J.D. Daugherty, an Irish ex-cop turned private eye, and Hoolie Smith, a Cherokee war veteran, show up to investigate the mysterious disappearance of oilman and geologist Frank Shotz.

J.D. and Hoolie find their simple missing person case hides a web of murder, graft, and injustice tied to a network of bootleggers with links to the Ku Klux Klan. Set in the aftermath of the violent Tulsa race riot of 1921, Anadarko reveals a deadly and corrupt town filled with a toxic cocktail of booze, greed, and bigotry.

Tackling racial prejudice head-on, author Tom Holm expertly weaves a vivid and suspenseful tale set in Prohibition-era Indian Country. This gritty whodunit shows nothing is ever simple in the fight between good and evil.
Tom Holm (Cherokee-Creek) is the author of The Osage Rose and several works of nonfiction, including Code Talkers and Warriors: Native Americans and World War II, The Great Confusion in Indian Affairs: Native Americans and Whites in the Progressive Era, and Strong Hearts, Wounded Souls: Native American Veterans of the Vietnam Wa...
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Title:Anadarko: A Kiowa Country MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8.5 × 5.6 × 0.7 inPublished:October 1, 2015Publisher:University of Arizona PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0816531811

ISBN - 13:9780816531813

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“Anadarko is an intelligent mystery that achieves cultural sensitivity, making room for Native American customs that are treated as both sacred and crucial to restoring justice.”—Foreword Reviews