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Oil! [electronic resource]. Upton Sinclair.

Sinclair, Upton. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101201763 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2007.

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Summary, etc.: There Will Be Blood wins a 2008 Golden Globes Award. Read about it here. There Will Be Blood wins two 2008 Academy Awards. Read about it here. Penguin Books is proud to now be the sole publisher of Oil!, the classic 1927 novel by Upton Sinclair. After writing The Jungle, his scathing indictment of the meatpacking industry, Sinclair turned his sights on the early days of the California oil industry in a highly entertaining story featuring a cavalcade of characters including senators, oil magnets, Hollywood film starlets, and a crusading evangelist. This lively and panoramic book, which was recently cited by David Denby in the New Yorker as being Sinclair's "most readable" novel, is now the inspiration for the Paramount Vantage major motion picture, There Will Be Blood. It is the long-awaited film from Paul Thomas Anderson, one of the most admired filmmakers working today whose previous movies, Boogie...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Group USA, Inc., 2007. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 534 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Classic Literature.
Historical Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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