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Title Crude awakening : money, mavericks, and mayhem in Alaska / Amanda Coyne and Tony Hopfinger.
Author Coyne, Amanda.
Publication New York, NY : Nation Books, [2011]
Copyright date ©2011
Description xx, 282 pages ; 25 cm
Call # 979.805 C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents They built a dream, and others drilled it -- A small man and a big pipeline -- Alaska, the land of oil and money -- Oil patch people -- Clinging to guns and religion in Wasilla -- Bill and Ted's excellent adventure -- If you can't beat the good ol' boys, become a good ol' girl -- Neverland meets Lord of the flies on crack -- Oinkers, pit bulls and frank -- The corrupt bastards -- The Republican death picnic -- Hopefully slow gas will begin to pass quickly -- Exxon, don't let the door hit you in the stern -- Crude awakening -- Break up or the short goodbye.
Subject Alaska -- Politics and government -- 1959-
Petroleum industry and trade -- Alaska -- History.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Political aspects -- Alaska -- History.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Corrupt practices -- Alaska -- History.
Political corruption -- Alaska.
Political culture -- Alaska.
Addl. Author Hopfinger, Tony.
ISBN 1568584474 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
9781568584478 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1568586922 (e-book)
9781568586922 (e-book)

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