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The Prize and The Quest ( What they meant to me.)

The Significance of —— 

         The Prize and The Quest 

             By Daniel Yergin

                      ——-  To Me 

      (Not a Book Report: just what it meant to me.)

     I read The Prize only a couple of years ago even though it is a book from 1991. So, I was very late but it is the kind of book which has information so attuned to our daily lives that any late reading by me was meaningless. From the moment I started reading I saw and experienced its connections with my everyday life. The book won a Pulitzer.

     Since I am of the age group that was born during World War II I knew something of the war’s effect on my people and overall the people of my country. I was very short on understanding the power that oil played in the history of it all. I only knew the power oil brought to my transportation needs. Continue reading

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