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    • The Kings of Big Spring

    • God, Oil, and One Family's Search for the American Dream
    • By: Bryan Mealer
    • Narrated by: Bryan Mealer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    In 1892, Bryan Mealer's great-grandfather leaves the Georgia mountains and heads west into Texas, looking for wealth and adventure in the raw and open country. But his luck soon runs out. Beset by drought, the family loses their farm just as the dead pastures around them give way to one of the biggest oil booms in American history. They eventually settle in the small town of Big Spring, where fast fortunes are being made from its own reserves of oil.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not on a par with Hillbilly Elegy

    • By Gordon on 02-20-19

    Regular price: $25.51