A local Texas story about oil, family feuds, a maybe-shady accountant and the IRS, turned up in bookstores this week and is sure to set the town's tongues to wagging.

"Wildcatters: The True Story of How Conspiracy, Greed and the IRS Almost Destroyed a Legendary Texas Oil Family" (Regnery Publishing) was written by oil baron Charlie Moncrief and charts the six-year saga that began when the IRS raided the family business in 1994 as part of a large tax fraud investigation.

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