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The Resource The big rich : the rise and fall of the greatest Texas oil fortunes, Bryan Burrough

The big rich : the rise and fall of the greatest Texas oil fortunes, Bryan Burrough

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The big rich : the rise and fall of the greatest Texas oil fortunes
Title
The big rich
Title remainder
the rise and fall of the greatest Texas oil fortunes
Statement of responsibility
Bryan Burrough
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the rise and fall of one of the great economic and political powerhouses of the twentieth century--Texas oil--by weaving together the epic sagas of the industry's Big Four (Roy Cullen, H. L. Hunt, Clint Murchison, and Sid Richardson) in a story of wealth, power, family feuds, scandals, and bankruptcies
Summary
Recounts how Texas oil transformed wealth and power in America through the stories of the state's four most influential oil families, tracing how they rose from modest backgrounds, shaped the government, and bankrolled the rise of modern conservatism
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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286518
Cataloging source
DLC
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1961-
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Burrough, Bryan
Dewey number
338.27280922764
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Petroleum industry and trade
Target audience
adult
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the rise and fall of the greatest Texas oil fortunes
Label
The big rich : the rise and fall of the greatest Texas oil fortunes, Bryan Burrough
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn233029440
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 466 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594201998
Lccn
2008027043
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)233029440
Label
The big rich : the rise and fall of the greatest Texas oil fortunes, Bryan Burrough
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn233029440
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 466 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594201998
Lccn
2008027043
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)233029440

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