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By Tom Shroder,John Konrad

"A extra special feat of journalism. . . . I tore via it like a unique yet with the queasy wisdom that the complete rattling factor is true." —Sebastian Junger, writer of the appropriate hurricane and War

Blending specific first-person interviews and penetrating investigative reporting, oil rig captain John Konrad and veteran Washington put up writer Tom Shroder provide the definitive, white-knuckled account of the Deepwater Horizon explosion—as good as a riveting insider’s view of the byzantine tradition of offshore drilling that made the catastrophe inevitable. because the international keeps to deal with the oil spill’s grim aftermath—with environmental and fiscal outcomes all of the extra dire in a zone nonetheless rebuilding from storm Katrina—Konrad and Schroder’s real-time account of the catastrophe exhibits us simply the place issues went mistaken, and issues the best way to a more secure destiny for us all.

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