The New Wild West: Black Gold, Fracking, and Life in a North Dakota Boomtown
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.
JLG Release: Dec 2017
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9 1/4" x 6"
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 8.6; Points: 24;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Language: Strong Language, Sexual Content: Strong Sexual Content/Themes, Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Drug Use/Abuse, Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Alcohol Abuse
North Dakota, Oil industry, Fracking, Boom towns, American labor, Employment and unemployment,