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Fire on the horizon : the untold story of the Gulf oil disaster

Author: John Konrad; Tom Shroder
Publisher: New York : HarperLuxe, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : 1st HarperLuxe edView all editions and formats
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Draws on first-person accounts to examine the Deepwater Horizon oil-rig explosion and the offshore-drilling culture that laid the groundwork for the disaster.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Konrad; Tom Shroder
ISBN: 9780062066541 0062066544
OCLC Number: 688610471
Description: xviii, 357 pages (large print), [8] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Author's note: A perilous crossing --
Prologue: The end --
The beginning --
Oil and water --
Cold comfort --
Sea legs --
King Neptune --
Macondo --
X marks the spot --
The flood --
A captain's colors --
Latching up --
Kicks --
A long string --
Uneasy partings --
Positive test --
Negative test --
Sailor take warning --
"Something ain't right" --
Mayday --
Abandon ship --
Mustering --
Going home --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: John Konrad and Tom Shroder.

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Draws on first-person accounts to examine the Deepwater Horizon oil-rig explosion and the offshore-drilling culture that laid the groundwork for the disaster.

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