Great American outpost

dreamers, mavericks, and the making of an oil frontier
  • 324 Pages
  • 1.90 MB
  • 1494 Downloads
  • English
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Petroleum industry and trade, Oil fields, Hi
StatementMaya Rao
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN872.N9 R26 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 324 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26954522M
ISBN 101610396464
ISBN 139781610396462
LC Control Number2017044028
OCLC/WorldCa1000584368

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About the Author Maya Rao is a staff writer in the Washington D.C. bureau of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and her work has appeared in the Atlantic, Awl, Philadelphia Inquirer.

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