Lone tree: a true story of murder in America's heartland

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Crown, Aug 19, 1989 - Business & Economics - 220 pages
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The story of an Iowa farmer who murdered his wife and two others before taking his own life illustrates the major themes--rising debt and the changing farm community--of the ongoing farm crisis

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User Review  - Doreen - Goodreads

I'm so glad I read this book. Yes, it's a true story of a triple murder/suicide, but it's so much more. The author explains and details the complexity of farming in America throughout history. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peggy - Goodreads

This book is an older one, almost 25 years out of the farm crisis it writes about, but I still found it worth reading. Author Brown gives the reader a history of the American farmer, depressions, and ... Read full review


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