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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User Review  - justindtapp - LibraryThing

The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Making of the Modern World by Daniel Yergin This book was on a recommended reading list produced by the State Department under the "(Geographic) Area Studies ... Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

This is something quite extraordinary. A sprawling, epic story covering energy and its effects on policy, with characters and topics and events from the beginning of the industrial revolution to 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

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