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
Title
The big rich
Creator
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
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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286518
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
338.2/7280922764
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9567.T3
LC item number
B873 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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the rise and fall of the greatest Texas oil fortunes
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the rise and fall of the greatest Texas oil fortunes
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Bryan Burrough
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The big rich : the rise and fall of the greatest Texas oil fortunes, Bryan Burrough
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
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Content category
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Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
"There's something down there..." -- The creekologist -- Sid and Clint -- The bigamist and the boom -- The worst of times, the best of times -- The big rich -- Birth of the ultraconservatives -- War and peace -- The New World -- "A clumsy and immeasurable power" -- "Troglodyte, genus Texana" -- The golden years -- Rising sons -- Sun, sex, spaghetti-and murder -- Watergate, Texas-style -- The last boom -- The great silver caper -- The bust
Control code
14605724
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 466 pages 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594201998
Lccn
2008027043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
illustrations
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14605724
System control number
(OCoLC)233029440

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