The Kings of Big Spring

The Kings of Big Spring

God, Oil, and One Family's Search for the American Dream

Book - 2018
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In 1892, Bryan Mealers great-grandfather leaves the Georgia mountains and heads west into Texas, looking for wealth and adventure in the raw and open country. But his luck soon runs out. Beset by drought, the family loses their farm just as the dead pastures around them give way to one of the biggest oil booms in American history.
Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, [2018]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250058911
1250058910
Characteristics: 369 pages : map ; 25 cm

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