Books tagged: history of oil industry

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J. Paul Getty: The Dysfunctional Billionaire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Profile of J. Paul Getty, one of America’s first billionaires. Getty, the richest man in the world in the mid 20th century, was a consummate businessman who built an oil empire and left a vast antiquities and art collection as his legacy. But he was a womanizer, a miser, and a completely dysfunctional parent. This is a tale of great success in business and utter failure as a human being.
Louisiana's A-Z Something Extra: Lagniappe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,170. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A personal and historical journey through Louisiana visits the Bayou State's four corners. From alligators in bayous to Zydeco music, the historical background and the author's stories of growing up in Louisiana give the reader a warm-hearted, sometimes poignant, look at a state influenced by three colonial powers--France, Spain, and England--and today's Creole and Cajun cultures.