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Author Miles, Ray.

Title King of the wildcatters : the life and times of Tom Slick, 1883-1930 / Ray Miles
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [1996]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 166 pages) : illustrations
Series Kenneth E. Montague series in oil and business history ; no. 9
Kenneth E. Montague series in oil and business history ; no. 9
Contents "I'm a born trader" -- "Every time I drill a well I have to get another partner" -- "Well, I'll be d----d!" : Tom Slick in the Cushing Field -- In-law entrepreneurs -- "To see the oil gush once more" -- "Seminole is the greatest pool of oil ever discovered" -- "Within a year, I'll be back on top" -- "My whole life has been work, work, work."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Slick, Tom, 1883-1930.
Petroleum conservation -- United States -- History.
Petroleum engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Petroleum industry and trade -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585071241 (electronic bk.)
9780585071244 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)