Bitter harvest: Gordon Kahl and the Posse Comitatus : murder in the heartland

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Viking, May 1, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 274 pages
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Recounts the shocking story of an American farmer who, while being sought by government authorities for tax evasion, murdered three federal marshals and later died in a shootout

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This is a rare book that skirts the 2- and 3-star border. Usually, a 2-star book for me is one that fails in some fundamental way, but is still readable. These are pretty distinct from 3-star books ... Read full review

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This was especially interesting since I lived through this era and experienced some of the farm hardship. The author really did a good job of explaining how the characters came to believe the things that they did. Most weren't as fanatical as Gordon but there were some in most communities. Read full review


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