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The Greatest Gamblers The Epic of American Oil Exploration by Ruth Sheldon Knowles

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Published by Univ of Oklahoma Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Petroleum & oil industries,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9850526M
ISBN 100806116544
ISBN 109780806116549

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