The Dark Side of Fortune: Triumph and Scandal in the Life of Oil Tycoon Edward L. Doheny

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""Dark Side of Fortune" is a brilliant biography of the tarnished oil tycoon, Edward Doheny, whose importance as an American industrial pioneer ranks with such better-known figures as Rockefeller and Carnegie. Margaret Leslie Davis has written a superbly researched and definitive account of the founder of the modern petroleum industry in California and of his machinations in Mexico and the involvement in the notorious Teapot Dome scandal. Davis has a sympathetic understanding of Doheny but tells his story warts and all. He ...

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Dark Side of Fortune: Triumph and Scandal in the Life of Oil Tycoon Edward L. Doheny
2001, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520229099

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The Dark Side of Fortune: Triumph and Scandal in the Life of Oil Tycoon Edward L. Doheny
1998, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520202924

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