Stanley Crawford

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book.jpgPetroleum Man

(Overlook)

In Stanley Crawford's satire of corporate greed, a "gas-guzzling" super-magnate writes a loving description of every car he has ever owned. What is more, he intends to leave this chronicle of automotive ownership to his (largely indifferent) grandchildren. This, it is implied, is our great American Heritage.

Read an excerpt from Petroleum Man

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