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THE QUEST: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

CNBC global energy expert and Pulitzer winner Yergin (The Commanding Heights: The Battle Between Government and the Marketplace That Is Remaking the Modern World, 1998, etc.) returns with an appropriately massive tome on an endlessly important subject: the world's energy future."The world's appetite for energy in the years ahead will grow enormously," writes the author in the opening pages. Just ... Read full review

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It's a page turner.
I've been in the nuclear power industry for fifty years. The parts of the book dealing with nuclear power are fraught with errors.
Are these the only errors?
Despite the errors I would recommend reading the book.
Bill Corcoran
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Root_Cause_State_of_the_Practice/
 

Review: The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

User Review  - Jeff Easterling - Goodreads

The Quest offers an exhaustive history and depiction of the modern, international energy industry for a casual reader. Exhaustive and casual are words typically not used together, but they describe ... Read full review

Review: The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

User Review  - Glen R. - Goodreads

It took me several months to read and digest this book. It is 685 pages of text and about 200 pages of back of the book stuff – notes, index, etc. Yergin digs through a mound of information regarding ... Read full review

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