Taking On The Trust: How Ida Tarbell Brought Down John D Rockefeller And Standard Oil by Steve WeinbergTaking On The Trust: How Ida Tarbell Brought Down John D Rockefeller And Standard Oil by Steve Weinberg

Taking On The Trust: How Ida Tarbell Brought Down John D Rockefeller And Standard Oil

bySteve Weinberg

Paperback | July 28, 2009

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Hailed by critics on its release, this fascinating dual biography looks at two extraordinary lives and the social history of the Progressive Era. Taking on the Trust is a grand achievement by a skilled scholar and proud defender of the ever-necessary act of political journalism.
The author of six books, Steve Weinberg has been a longtime board member of the National Book Critics Circle and currently teaches investigative journalism at the University of Missouri Journalism School. He lives in Columbia, Missouri.
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Title:Taking On The Trust: How Ida Tarbell Brought Down John D Rockefeller And Standard OilFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:July 28, 2009Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393335518

ISBN - 13:9780393335514

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As a journalistic icon, Tarbell serves as both a high water mark for effective journalism and a sobering reminder of the limited power of the pen. — Tom Abate (San Francisco Chronicle)A story that ought to thrill any investigative reporter. — Michael Kazin (Washington Post)The perfect marriage of author and subject. — David Maraniss, author of They Marched Into SunlightShould be required reading in every newsroom in America. — Kitty Kelley, author of The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty