The New Wild West: Black Gold, Fracking, and Life in a North Dakota Boomtown

By: Blaire Briody

Here is the definitive account of what really happens to a community when the energy industry is allowed to set up in a town with little regulation or oversight. Afterword. Notes. Black-and-white map and photographs.

ISBN: 9781250064929

JLG Release: Dec 2017


Sensitive Areas: Strong language, Strong sexual themes, Drugs, Alcohol
Topics: North Dakota , Oil industry , Fracking , Boom towns , American labor , Employment and unemployment

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Book Details

ISBN

9781250064929

First Release

December 2017

Genre

Nonfic

Dewey Classification

338.2/7280978473

Trim Size

9 1/4" x 6"

Page Count

352

Accelerated Reader

Level 0; Points: 0;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 8.6; Points: 24;

Lexile

Level 1020L

Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

St. Martin’s

Potentially Sensitive Areas

Strong language, Strong sexual themes, Drugs, Alcohol

Topics

North Dakota, Oil industry, Fracking, Boom towns, American labor, Employment and unemployment,

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