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ISBN: 1594202834 / ISBN-13: 9781594202834

The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

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"The Quest" continues the riveting story Daniel Yergin began twenty years ago with his No.1 International Bestseller "The Prize", revealing the on ... Show synopsis

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  • The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World (Penguin Press) – Hardcover (2011)
    by Daniel Yergin

    The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

    Hardcover, Penguin Press
    2011
    English
    816 pages

    ISBN: 1594202834
    ISBN-13: 9781594202834

    Selected by "The New York Times Book Review" as a Notable Book of the Year In this gripping account of the quest for the energy that our world needs, Daniel Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "The Prize." A master storyteller as well as a leading energy expert, Yergin shows us how energy is an engine of global political and economic change. It is a story that spans the energies on which our civilization has been built and the new energies that are competing to replace them. From ... Show more

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Reviews of The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

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MarkT

Sentinel Work on Energy

by MarkT on Jan 12, 2012

Dan Yergin has continued his Pulitzer-quality work with "The Quest." This book is well written, and chronicles the continuing story of energy in the modern world. Some will find this work more opinionated than "The Prize," and therefore more controversial. Don't begin this book unless you plan to read it to the end; if you find 700-plus pages a chore, you may wish to find more concise books on the subject. His historic perspectives are insightful. Hopefully, his views on the future of energy are more accurate than many of the predictions made by his company, CERA, which have not enjoyed a very good track record concerning oil.

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