Oil and Ice

Oil and Ice

A Story of Arctic Disaster and the Rise and Fall of America's Last Whaling Dynasty

Book - 2010
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"In 1871, an entire fleet of whaling ships was caught in an arctic ice storm and destroyed. Though few lives were lost, the damage would forever shape one of America's most distinctive commodities: oil."--Page 4 of cover.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010
ISBN: 9780143118367
Characteristics: 294 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Oil & ice


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