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User Review  - nbmars - LibraryThing

Daniel Yergin won the Pulitzer Prize for his first book, The Prize, a comprehensive history of the discovery and development of oil in the Middle East and the struggle for its control and exploitation ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - bezoar44 - LibraryThing

This book is a disappointment. It displays lots of information, but minimal vision, and almost no discussion of the future. In 1991, Daniel Yergin published The Prize, a history and analysis of the ... 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  - Alec - Goodreads

In many ways, I think The Quest was really a tale of two books. In one book, Daniel Yergin picks up where he left off in The Prize and chronicles the trials and tribulations in the oil world from ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

Yergin's description of the history of modern energy and its effects on the global economy and politics was surprisingly easy to read and quite enjoyable. It's a bit long--don't read it if you're ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Brian Eshleman - Goodreads

I think the overarching word would be MASSIVE. Within this work, the author does a good job outlining prevailing friends that connect the dots from historical incident to historical incident. He also ... Read full review


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