Kent Frates Book Signing - Dec. 16th
Best of Books is pleased to announce that author Kent Frates will be visiting our store on Saturday, Dec. 16th from 1pm to 2:30pm! He will be signing copies of his new book, Oklahoma’s Most Notorious Cases, Vol. 2, the sequel to Oklahoma’s Most Notorious Cases, which was a finalist for the Oklahoma Book of the Year award in nonfiction for 2014.
Oklahoma has had more than its share of sensational legal battles with national ramifications, but for the first time, attorney and historian Kent Frates reveals the facts behind cases that helped shape the history of the state and, in some cases, the nation. From bloody murders, to political scandal, to domestic terrorism, Frate captures the stories, the times, and the import of these landmark trials.
Kent Frates is an Oklahoma City attorney who has practiced law in the state since 1964. He served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1970 to 1978 and was Minority Leader from 1976 to 1978. He is author of the acclaimed true crime collection Oklahoma’s Most Notorious Cases, which won the Benjamin Franklin award for nonfiction in 2015. He is the author of five other books including, Oklahoma Hiking Trails, Oklahoma Courthouse Legends, as well as numerous magazine articles.
If you are unable to attend this event, please call 405-340-9202 to reserve a signed copy!