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The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Portfolio
Publication date October 28, 2014
Pages 412
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781591847090
ISBN-10 1591847095
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.50 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.84 lbs.
Original list price $18.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: “A lively, exciting, and definitely thought-provoking book.” —Booklist

Things looked grim for American energy in 2006, but a handful of wildcatters were determined to tap massive deposits of oil and gas that giants like Exxon and Chevron had ignored. They risked everything on a new process called fracking. Within a few years, they solved America’s dependence on imported energy, triggered a global environmental controversy, and made and lost astonishing fortunes.


No one understands the frackers—their ambitions, personalities, and foibles—better than Wall Street Journal reporter Gregory Zuckerman. His exclusive access drives this dramatic narrative, which stretches from North Dakota to Texas to Wall Street.



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Hardcover
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from Portfolio (November 5, 2013)
9781591846451 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Everyone knew it was crazy to try to extract oil and natural gas buried in shale rock deep below the ground.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Portfolio (October 28, 2014)
9781591847090 | details & prices | 412 pages | 5.50 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.84 lbs | List price $18.00
About: “A lively, exciting, and definitely thought-provoking book.

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