A riveting account of ambition, oil, and greed, Breaking Rockefeller tells the story of the upstarts and rivals who beat the world’s richest man at his own game.


— Kirkus Reviews
The drama of the oil industry in its heroic days.
— Publishers Weekly
A vivid reminder of the dangers of monopolies, and of the merits of no-holds barred competition and technological upheaval.
— The Economist

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