Boom Town

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Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-Class Metropolis

Written by Sam Anderson

Sam Anderson’s brilliant, acclaimed chronicle of Oklahoma City’s peculiar strand of the American odyssey encompasses sports and civics, history and memory, epic tornadoes and the perils of traveling with a golden grenade. Boom Town is a remarkable debut, a true story about how America’s great major-minor city just might be the key to everything.