Mean Spirit by Linda Hogan

"Mean Spirit" by Linda Hogan is a gripping novel set in 1920s Oklahoma during the oil boom, where greed and violence run rampant. The story follows the lives of several interconnected characters, including members of the Osage Nation who are targeted for their newfound wealth and forced to confront a sinister conspiracy. As the tension escalates, the characters must navigate a treacherous landscape of corruption, racism, and murder, ultimately revealing the devastating consequences of unchecked power and the resilience of the human spirit.

The 2285th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 216

Since this book was first published in 1990, there is a penalty of 25.6%. The age adjusted score is 160.7.

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