Год издания: 2006
Количество страниц: 272
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"[A] well-researched, informative book, one of the best on the subject." ? The Washington Post Matthew Yeomans begins his investigation into the role of oil in America by trying to spend a day without oil?only to stumble before exiting the bathroom (petroleum products play a role in shampoo, shaving cream, deodorant, and contact lenses). When Oil was published in cloth, it was quickly recognized as the wittiest and most accessible guide to the product that drives the U.S. economy and undergirds global conflict. The book sparked reviews and editorials across the country from the Wall Street Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, and The Nation to Newsday , the San Francisco Chronicle, Wired and others. Author Michael Klare ( Blood and Oil ) called it "a clear, comprehensive overview of the U.S. oil industry in one compact and highly readable volume," and Boldtype praised Yeomans's "crisp journalistic...