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King of the wildcatters

the life and times of Tom Slick, 1883-1930

by Ray Miles

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Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Slick, Tom, 1883-1930.,
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- United States -- History.,
    • Petroleum engineers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Petroleum conservation -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRay Miles.
      SeriesKenneth E. Montague series in oil and business history ;, no. 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9570.S55 M55 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 166 p. :
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL982479M
      ISBN 100890967156
      LC Control Number96020128

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