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    • Fire on the Horizon

    • The Untold Story of the Explosion Aboard the Deepwater Horizon
    • By: Tom Shroder, John Konrad
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    In the spring of 2010 the world watched for weeks as more than 200 million gallons of crude oil billowed from a hole three miles deep in the Gulf of Mexico. Warnings of various and imminent environmental consequences dominated the news. Deepwater drilling - largely ignored or misunderstood to that point - exploded in the American consciousness in the worst way possible. Fire on the Horizon, written by veteran oil rig captain John Konrad and longtime Washington Post journalist Tom Shroder, recounts in vivid detail the life of the rig itself, from its construction to its improbable journey in the year 2000 to its end.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An incredibly well-told story

    • By Shep on 04-06-11

    Regular price: $25.09