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Synopsis:

This novel originates from the 'Teapot Dome' oil scandal of President Warren Harding as oil barons bribe politicians. It is about greed and the oil boom of Southern California in the 1920's. It is wrapped up in evangelic crusades by shifty preachers and leftist labor activists. Oil is a provoking novel as a man and his son plunge into the oil drilling business and all that they do and what is around them. Bunny the son becomes a 'red millionaire' and is a radical strike leader. The 2007 highly acclaimed movie There Will Be Blood directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and staring Daniel Day-Lewis is an adaptation of Sinclair's Oil Read this novel and then see the movie. A Collector's EDition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934568453
Author:
Sinclair, Upton
Publisher:
Frederick Ellis
Subject:
Petroleum industry and trade
Subject:
Motion picture industry
Subject:
Political History
Subject:
Economic History
Subject:
Made for TV Movies & Miniseries
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20080231
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
8.75x5.76x1.51 in. 1.77 lbs.

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Product details 544 pages Frederick Ellis - English 9781934568453 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This novel originates from the 'Teapot Dome' oil scandal of President Warren Harding as oil barons bribe politicians. It is about greed and the oil boom of Southern California in the 1920's. It is wrapped up in evangelic crusades by shifty preachers and leftist labor activists. Oil is a provoking novel as a man and his son plunge into the oil drilling business and all that they do and what is around them. Bunny the son becomes a 'red millionaire' and is a radical strike leader. The 2007 highly acclaimed movie There Will Be Blood directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and staring Daniel Day-Lewis is an adaptation of Sinclair's Oil Read this novel and then see the movie. A Collector's EDition.
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