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Texas Big Rich Exploits, Eccentricities, and Fabulous Fortunes Won and Lost by Sandy Sheehy

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Published by St Martins Mass Market Paper .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Regional Subjects - South,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9416926M
ISBN 100312927126
ISBN 109780312927127
OCLC/WorldCa25500158

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Excellent book about the big four oilmen (aka the Big Rich) and their families in Texas from the s into the s. These were powerful men/families that through their immense wealth influenced Texas and the country both socially and politically.4/5. In The Big Rich, bestselling author and Vanity Fair special correspondent Bryan Burrough chronicles the rise and fall of one of the great economic and political powerhouses of the twentieth century—Texas oil. By weaving together the epic sagas of the industry’s four greatest fortunes, Burrough has produced an enthralling tale of money, family, and power in the American century.   In “The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes,” Bryan Burrough focuses on the Big Four oil barons of the midth century. Big Rich Texas is an American reality television series on the Style Network that premiered on J The show is filmed in the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas. The series follows five wealthy Texas women and their daughters. The first season of the show premiered on J following a spin off from the show Dallas Divas and Daughters that originally aired in No. of episodes:

This book started out really good but it just continued to be too depressing. The way that Billie Coleman was treated like a doormat by her husband and an outsider to her father in law, not to mention the disrespect from her children is why I rated it 3 stars. A Big Texas romance and there were some good story lines however/5.   "What's not to enjoy about a book full of monstrous egos, unimaginable sums of money, and the punishment of greed and shortsightedness?" —The Economist Phenomenal reviews and sales greeted the hardcover publication of The Big Rich, New York Times bestselling author Bryan Burrough's spellbinding chronicle of Texas oil. Weaving together the Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.   Those who don’t know these stories will find “The Big Rich” lively reading, replete as it is with the requisite anecdotes of ­Texas excess: Hunt . Only one of the Big Four families emerges from The Big Rich still rich. Ultimately, Burrough's book can't answer whether Big Oil made Texas or whether Texas .

  "What's not to enjoy about a book full of monstrous egos, unimaginable sums of money, and the punishment of greed and shortsightedness?" -- The Economist Phenomenal reviews and sales greeted the hardcover publication of The Big Rich, New York Times bestselling author Bryan Burrough's spellbinding chronicle of Texas by: 6. They were dubbed Texas’s Big Four for the long shadows they cast across the oil business. And Bryan Burrough, in his eminently readable biography The . Bryan Burrough’s new book, The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes, covers almost a century of Texas oil, and the players who prospered and failed in its pursuit. For. In The Big Rich, bestselling author and Vanity Fairspecial correspondent Bryan Burrough chronicles the rise and fall of one of the great economic and political powerhouses of the twentieth century—Texas weaving together the epic sagas of the industry’s four greatest fortunes, Burrough has produced an enthralling tale of money, family, and power in the American century.4/5(20).