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Black gold : the story of oil in our lives / Albert Marrin.

By: Marrin, Albert.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012Edition: 1st ed.Description: 181 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780375866739; 0375866736 (hbk.); 9780375966736 (lib. bdg.); 0375966730 (lib. bdg.).Subject(s): Petroleum -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature | Petroleum -- United States -- HistoryDDC classification: 553.2 MAR
Contents:
Prologue : how Daddy nearly blew himself up -- A freak of geology -- Black gold -- The destiny of nations -- Automobiles and Middle Eastern oil -- Hopeless monsters -- Richest prize, greatest problem -- A day of reckoning -- Fossil fuels and the natural environment -- Toward a new energy order.
Summary: A history of the slick and foul-smelling substance that drives our existence and that becomes scarcer as our dependence on it grows.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Prologue : how Daddy nearly blew himself up -- A freak of geology -- Black gold -- The destiny of nations -- Automobiles and Middle Eastern oil -- Hopeless monsters -- Richest prize, greatest problem -- A day of reckoning -- Fossil fuels and the natural environment -- Toward a new energy order.

A history of the slick and foul-smelling substance that drives our existence and that becomes scarcer as our dependence on it grows.

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