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Maddow, Rachel

27 holds on 10 copies

Summary: "Rachel Maddow's Blowout offers a dark, serpentine, riveting tour of the unimaginably lucrative and corrupt oil-and-gas industry. With her trademark black humor, Maddow takes us on a switchback journey around the globe-from Oklahoma City to Siberia to Equatorial Guinea-exposing the greed and incompetence of Big Oil and Gas. She shows how Russia's rich reserves of crude have, paradoxically,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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Coyne, Amanda.

Summary: The story of America's last frontier and oil province from the discovery of oil in Prudhoe Bay in 1968, to its crossroads today after Governor Sarah Palin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.8 COY

Silverstein, Ken.

Summary: "The oil industry provides the lifeblood of modern civilization, and bestselling books have been written about the industry and even individual companies in it, like ExxonMobil. But the modern oil industry is an amazingly shady meeting ground of fixers, gangsters, dictators, competing governments, and multinational corporations, and until now, no book has set out to tell the story of this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.2 SIL

Locke, Attica.

Summary: When African-American lawyer Jay Porter jumps into the bayou to save a drowning white woman in Houston, Texas, in 1981, he finds his practice and life in danger when he becomes embroiled in a murder investigation involving Houston's elite.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LOC

Summary: Narrated by Katie Couric, the film blows the lid off everything that was known about food and exercise, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public. Exposing the hidden truths contributing to one of the largest health epidemics in history, it follows a group of families battling to lead healthier lives and reveals...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FED
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FED

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Fe

Fitzgerald, Randall.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2006

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Summary: This PBS miniseries tells the epic history of oil ... how it has dominated global politics, shaken the world economy, and transformed our century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRI

Maddow, Rachel

5 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Rachel Maddow offers a dark, serpentine, riveting tour of the unimaginably lucrative and corrupt oil and gas industry. With her trademark black humor, Maddow takes us on a switchback journey around the globe, from Oklahoma City to Siberia to Equatorial Guinea, exposing the greed and incompetence of Big Oil and Gas. She shows how Russia's rich reserves of crude have, paradoxically, stunted its...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2019

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Campbell, Greg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Westview Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 966.404 CAM

Grisham, John.

Summary: When a judge returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste in a small Mississippi town, the company's billionaire owner seeks to influence the appeal process by using his money to "buy" a seat on the state Supreme Court.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468 FIC GRI

Mueller, Robert S.

Summary: Contains the report, a timeline of the major events of the Mueller investigation, a guide to the important individuals involved, key supporting government filings (including criminal indictments).

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 MUE

Stewart, Ben.

Summary: "Melting ice, a military arms race, the rush to exploit resources at any cost--the Arctic is now the stage on which our future will be decided. And as temperatures rise and the ice retreats, Vladimir Putin orders Russia's oil rigs to move north. But one early September morning in 2013 thirty men and women from eighteen countries--the crew of Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise--decide to draw a line in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.78 Stewart 2015

Brown, Dale

Summary: U.S. Air Force General Patrick McLanahan, inside Russia to rescue a spy, is drawn into a web of international intrigue when he decides to go against the isolationist policies of the new U.S. president and try to stop Pavel Kazakov, a Russian oilman and mobster who has come up with a plan to build a pipeline through the Balkans--whether the other countries like it or not.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Summary: Marred by an over-reliance on stock footage, this documentary attempts to link the United States insatiable appetite for oil as the chief trigger of the war in Iraq. After making some frightening if familiar points about increasing oil consumption and diminishing reserves is unfortunately veers off into discussions of radioactive depleted uranium rounds in Afghanistan, the privatization of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Free-Will Productions 2004

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OIL

Grant, Andrew

Summary: "For fans of Harlan Coben's Tell No One and Joseph Finder's Paranoia--a high-octane thriller featuring a tech consultant who unwittingly steps into the rabbit hole of corporate cover-ups--and finds that his highly demanding job has suddenly become highly dangerous. From Andrew Grant, the critically acclaimed author hailed by Nelson DeMille as "a little bit of le Carre and Ian Fleming, but with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Goodstein, David L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 622.1828 GOO

Farndon, John.

Summary: Describes the history of the oil industry, the ways in which oil is refined and processed, the uses of oil and oil products, the influence that the need for oil has on the world's current political situation, and the impact of oil byproducts on the environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 553.282 FAR

Cussler, Clive.

Summary: When Dirk Pitt is nearly killed rescuing an oil survey team, it appears a simple act of nature. But when the survey team is abducted and Pitt's research vessel nearly sunk, however, it's obvious there's something more sinister involved. All trails lead to Mongolia where a mysterious mogul is conducting covert deals for supplying oil to the Chinese while wreaking havoc on global oil markets...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: CD SA CUS

Cussler, Clive.

Summary: When Dirk Pitt is nearly killed rescuing an oil survey team, it appears a simple act of nature. But when the survey team is abducted and Pitt's research vessel nearly sunk, however, it's obvious there's something more sinister involved. All trails lead to Mongolia where a mysterious mogul is conducting covert deals for supplying oil to the Chinese while wreaking havoc on global oil markets...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2006

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Summary: It is filmmaker Chris Bell's (Bigger Stronger Faster) hard-hitting and thought-provoking expose of Big Pharma, its marketing practices and their impact on the staggering level of addiction to prescription drugs in North America. Executive Produced by Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingsley, this documentary is compelling viewing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PRE

Cooper, Andrew Scott.

Summary: This is an account of how the US decision in the mid 70s to choose Saudi Arabia as the dominant oil power in the Mideast ultimately led to the Islamic revolution in Iran.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327.73055 COO

Early, Steve

Summary: The People vs. Big Oil--how a working-class company town harnessed the power of local politics to reclaim their community Home to one of the largest oil refineries in the state, Richmond, California, was once a typical company town, dominated by Chevron. This largely nonwhite, working-class city of one hundred thousand suffered from poverty, pollution, and poorly funded public services. It had...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979 EAR

Summary: To protect the Alaskan wilderness and its people an oil-rig roughneck and a Native Alaskan environmental activist battle a renegade oil company.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1999

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD OND

Isser, Steve

Summary: This book, originally published in 1996, traces the development of US government policy toward the oil industry during the 1920s and 1930s when the domestic syustem of production control was established. It then charts the deveopment and collapse of oil import controls, and the wild scramble for economic rents generated by Government regulation. It discusses the two oil crises and the 'phantom'...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.2 ISS