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Lang Matl
Author Burrough, Bryan, 1961-

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

Imprint New York : Penguin Press, 2009


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  HD9567.T3    Available
Description xiv, 466 p. [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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 conserv
Subject Cullen, Hugh Roy, 1881-1957
Hunt, H. L.
Murchison, Clinton Williams, 1895-1969
Richardson, Sid, 1891-1959
Petroleum industry and trade -- Texas -- Biography
Added Title Rise and fall of the greatest Texas oil fortunes
ISBN 1594201994