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Hedge Hogs
Hedge Hogs
Written by Barbara T. Dreyfuss
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068395
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Hedge Hogs
The Cowboy Traders Behind Wall Street's Largest Hedge Fund Disaster
Written by Barbara T. Dreyfuss


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $28.00

For readers of The Smartest Guys in the Room and When Genius Failed, the definitive take on Brian Hunter, John Arnold, Amaranth Advisors, and the largest hedge fund collapse in history

At its peak, hedge fund Amaranth Advisors LLC had more than $9 billion in assets. A few weeks later, it completely... Read more >
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Hedge Hogs
Hedge Hogs
Written by Barbara T. Dreyfuss
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679605010
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Hedge Hogs
The Cowboy Traders Behind Wall Street's Largest Hedge Fund Disaster
Written by Barbara T. Dreyfuss


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $14.99

For readers of The Smartest Guys in the Room and When Genius Failed, the definitive take on Brian Hunter, John Arnold, Amaranth Advisors, and the largest hedge fund collapse in history

At its peak, hedge fund Amaranth Advisors LLC had more than $9 billion in assets. A few weeks later, it completely... Read more >
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The End of Country
The End of Country
Written by Seamus McGraw
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980646
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The End of Country
Dispatches from the Frack Zone
Written by Seamus McGraw


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $16.00

“A rare, honest, beautiful, and, yes, sometimes heartbreaking examination of the echoes of water-powered natural gas drilling—or fracking—in the human community . . . vivid, personal and emotional.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune
 
Susquehanna County, in the remote northeastern corner of Pennsylvania, is a community of stoic, low-income dairy farmers and homesteaders...

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The End of Country
The End of Country
Written by Seamus McGraw
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ISBN: 9780679604310
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The End of Country
Dispatches from the Frack Zone
Written by Seamus McGraw


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $13.99

“A rare, honest, beautiful, and, yes, sometimes heartbreaking examination of the echoes of water-powered natural gas drilling—or fracking—in the human community . . . vivid, personal and emotional.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune
 
Susquehanna County, in the remote northeastern corner of Pennsylvania, is a community of stoic, low-income dairy farmers and homesteaders... Read more >
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Stupid to the Last Drop
Stupid to the Last Drop
Written by William Marsden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307370310
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Stupid to the Last Drop
How Alberta Is Bringing Environmental Armageddon to Canada (And Doesn't Seem to Care)
Written by William Marsden


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 28, 2010
Price: $12.99

A bestselling investigative journalist takes a tour of the Alberta oil and gas industry, revealing how Canada’s richest province is squandering our chance for a sustainable future.

In its desperate search for oil and gas riches, Alberta is destroying itself. As the world teeters on the edge of catastrophic climate change, Alberta... Read more >
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Carbon Shift
Carbon Shift
Written by Thomas Homer-Dixon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307357199
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Carbon Shift
How Peak Oil and the Climate Crisis Will Change Canada (and Our Lives)
Written by Thomas Homer-Dixon


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $18.50

"We are now so abusing the Earth that it may rise and move back to the hot state it was in fifty-five million years ago, and if it does, most of us, and our descendants, will die."
-James Lovelock, leading climate expert and author of The Revenge of Gaia

"I don't... Read more >
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The Teapot Dome Scandal
The Teapot Dome Scandal
Written by Laton McCartney
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812973372
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The Teapot Dome Scandal
How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country
Written by Laton McCartney


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $16.00

In this amazing and at times ribald story, Laton McCartney tells how Big Oil handpicked Warren G. Harding, an obscure Ohio senator, to serve as our twenty-third president. Harding and his “oil cabinet” made it possible for cronies to secure vast fuel reserves that had been set aside for use by... Read more >
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Stupid to the Last Drop
Stupid to the Last Drop
Written by William Marsden
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ISBN: 9780676979145
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Stupid to the Last Drop
How Alberta Is Bringing Environmental Armageddon to Canada (And Doesn't Seem to Care)
Written by William Marsden


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $16.95

A bestselling investigative journalist takes a tour of the Alberta oil and gas industry, revealing how Canada’s richest province is squandering our chance for a sustainable future.

In its desperate search for oil and gas riches, Alberta is destroying itself. As the world teeters on the edge of catastrophic climate change, Alberta... Read more >
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The Teapot Dome Scandal
The Teapot Dome Scandal
Written by Laton McCartney
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588367662
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The Teapot Dome Scandal
How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country
Written by Laton McCartney


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $11.99

Mix hundreds of millions of dollars in petroleum reserves; rapacious oil barons and crooked politicians; under-the-table payoffs; murder, suicide, and blackmail; White House cronyism; and the excesses of the Jazz Age. The result: the granddaddy of all American political scandals, Teapot Dome.

In The Teapot Dome Scandal, acclaimed author Laton McCartney tells... Read more >
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Blood & Oil
Blood & Oil
Written by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430717
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Blood & Oil
A Prince's Memoir of Iran, from the Shah to the Ayatollah
Written by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

PEN/West Award Finalist


"        Told with energy, perception and great charm. . . . For anyone who wants     to . . . gain insight into the great cultural and political richness of Iran, past, present and future, this book is a marvelous introduction."        
--Fred Halliday, Los Angeles Times

Iran was the first country in the... Read more >
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The Oil and the Glory
The Oil and the Glory
Written by Steve Levine
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375506147
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The Oil and the Glory
The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea
Written by Steve Levine


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $30.00

Remote, forbidding, and volatile, the Caspian Sea long tantalized the world with its vast oil reserves. But outsiders, blocked by the closed Soviet system, couldn’t get to it. Then the Soviet Union collapsed, and a wholesale rush into the region erupted. Along with oilmen, representatives of the world’s leading nations flocked... Read more >
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The Oil and the Glory
The Oil and the Glory
Written by Steve Levine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588366467
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The Oil and the Glory
The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea
Written by Steve Levine


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $17.99

Remote, forbidding, and volatile, the Caspian Sea long tantalized the world with its vast oil reserves. But outsiders, blocked by the closed Soviet system, couldn’t get to it. Then the Soviet Union collapsed, and a wholesale rush into the region erupted. Along with oilmen, representatives of the world’s leading nations flocked...

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Blood & Oil
Blood & Oil
Written by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975086
Our Price: $16.95
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Blood & Oil
A Prince's Memoir of Iran, from the Shah to the Ayatollah
Written by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: December 13, 2005
Price: $16.95

PEN/West Award Finalist


"        Told with energy, perception and great charm. . . . For anyone who wants     to . . . gain insight into the great cultural and political richness of Iran, past, present and future, this book is a marvelous introduction."        
--Fred Halliday, Los Angeles Times

Iran was the first country in the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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