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Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire

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The incredible tale of how ambitious oil rivals Marcus Samuel, Jr., and Henri Deterding joined forces to topple the Standard Oil empire Marcus Samuel, Jr., is an unorthodox Jewish merchant trader. Henri Deterding is a take-no-prisoners oilman. In 1889, John D. Rockefeller is at the peak of his power. Having annihilated all competition and possessing near-total domination of the market, even the U.S. government is wary of challenging the great "anaconda" of Standard Oil. The Standard never loses--that is until Samuel and ...

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Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire
2017, Penguin USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780143130000

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Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire
2016, Viking

ISBN-13: 9780525427391

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