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THE GREAT OKLAHOMA SWINDLE Race, Religion, and Lies in America's Weirdest State

by | Read by Lloyd James

History • 9.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2023

Lloyd James brings energy and enthusiasm to Cobb's biting homage to the state where he was raised. In 12 essays, a prologue, and an epilogue, Cobb outlines what has gone wrong since before the Oklahoma and Indian Territories merged in 1907 to become the 46th state. Narrating with a softly accented voice and a lively cadence, James recounts the many vicissitudes of Native Americans; Black people; and poor, white Oklahomans. In an understated style layered with empathy, James conveys the tragic story of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre, largely left untold until recently. Bits of humor emerge as Cobb also pokes fun at faith healers, megachurches, and other features of the state. S.G. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2023]

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2023

CD ISBN 9798212172967 $41.95 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9798212172974 $31.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9798212173049 $19.95


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2023

CD ISBN 9798212172950 $82.00 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN 9798212173032 $54.95

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