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Oil!

Author: Upton Sinclair
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2008.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Oil has been struck in Southern California. Soon the landscape is carved up as the drilling begins. One man stands to profit from it - Mr. J. Arnold Ross, a kindly tycoon who gets rich by buying up land cheap and bribing public officials to get the work done quickly." "But this brings him into conflict with his beloved son, Bunny whose growing sympathy with oilfield workers and socialist organizers fuels a running  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Upton Sinclair
ISBN: 9780141031705 0141031700
OCLC Number: 181068317
Description: 548 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Upton Sinclair.

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Provides a picture of the development of the oil industry in Southern California. This novel features senators, small investors, oil magnates, a Hollywood film star, and a crusading evangelist.  Read more...

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