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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: 322.4
Author: Egan, Timothy
Title: A fever in the heartland
Remainder of title: the Ku Klux Klan's plot to take over America, and the woman who stopped them /
Summary, etc. note: "A historical thriller by the Pulitzer and National Book Award-winning author that tells the riveting story of the Klan's rise to power in the 1920s, the cunning con man who drove that rise, and the woman who stopped them. The Roaring Twenties -- the Jazz Age -- has been characterized as a time of Gatsby frivolity. But it was also the height of the uniquely American hate group, the Ku Klux Klan. Their domain was not the old Confederacy, but the Heartland and the West. They hated Blacks, Jews, Catholics and immigrants in equal measure, and took radical steps to keep these people from the American promise. And the man who set in motion their takeover of great swaths of America was a charismatic charlatan named D.C. Stephenson. Stephenson was a magnetic presence whose life story changed with every telling. Within two years of his arrival in Indiana, he'd become the Grand Dragon of the state and and the architect of the strategy that brought the group out of the shadows - their message endorsed from the pulpits of local churches, spread at family picnics and town celebrations. Judges, prosecutors, ministers, governors and senators across the country all proudly proclaimed their membership. But at the peak of his influence, it was a seemingly powerless woman - Madge Oberholtzer - who would reveal his secret cruelties, and whose deathbed testimony finally brought the Klan to their knees"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780735225275
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Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780735225268
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Geographic area code: n-us-in
Classification number: HS2330.K63
Edition number: 23/eng/20220804
Classification number: 322.4/209772
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Timothy Egan.
Place of publication: New York , NY
Name of publisher: Viking (Penguin)
Date of publication: 2023
Projected publication date: 2304
: New York, NY :
: Viking,
: [2023]
Extent: 1 online resource,342 pages
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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted contents note: Birth and Death of the Klan -- An Opening in Indiana -- Men with Badges -- A Coup and a Clash -- Woman of the Year -- The Other Indiana -- The Unmasking -- Creating D. C. Stephenson -- A Master Race in the Midwest -- Independence Day -- Governors, Guns, and God -- Lord of the Manor -- Rage of the Resistance -- The Klan on Top -- Hoosier Hysteria -- The Last Train to Chicago -- A Virgil in Irvington -- The Witness -- Big Man in a Small Town -- One Nation under a Shroud -- To Slay a Dragon -- She Said -- Inside and Outside -- He Said -- The Closers -- Verdict -- Dirt from the Dragon.
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Source of acquisition: B&T 4/21/23
Purchase price: 30.00
: Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element: Stephenson, David Curtis,
Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element: Oberholtzer, Madge,
Date of meeting or treaty signing: 1891-1966.
Date of meeting or treaty signing: 1896-1925.
Form subdivision: Biography.
General subdivision: History.
Geographic subdivision: Indiana
Geographic subdivision: Indiana
Subject: Historical thriller
Subject: Indiana
Main entry heading: Egan, Timothy.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York, NY : Viking, [2023]
Display text: Print version:
Title: Fever in the heartland
Record control number: (DLC) 2022029431
International Standard Book Number: 9780735225268
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: ecip ebook 2022-08-04
: LC online resource
: 2022-08-04

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