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Dakota Boomtown

Frank Castle

Dakota Boomtown

by Frank Castle

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Published by Ulverscroft Large Print Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Large Print

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9368448M
    ISBN 100854565442
    ISBN 109780854565443
    OCLC/WorldCa2914799

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    - Ten years ago Williston, North Dakota was a quiet agricultural town with a population aro Today, because of oil prices and drilling advancements, Williston is home to America's biggest oil boom and its residents number o Home prices are soaring, unemployment is close to zero and people from around the country are flocking here for jobs where the starting 45 pins.   Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has been in the spotlight recently as America’s latest “boom town.” Touting the city’s consistently low unemployment rate – currently at percent – the.

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Without question, The New Wild West is my favorite book of the year. I have always had a strange, yet passionate fascination with North Dakota and the fracking boom. I took a trip to ND two years ago, just to witness things I had read in person.

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[Frank Castle] -- Color illustration on front cover of a single rider in black western suit on bay horse riding down main street of western town; backcover has negative image of horse and rider in black and white.

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Williston, North Dakota was a sleepy farm town for generations—until the frackers arrived. The oil companies moved into Williston, overtaking the town and setting off a boom that America hadn’t seen since the Gold Rush. Workers from all over the country descended, chasing jobs that promised them six-figure salaries and demanded no prior experience.

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In The New Wild West, Blaire Briody gives readers an in-depth and personal look at the oil and fracking business as seen through the eyes of half a dozen oil employees, their spouses and a few locals located in the remote town of Williston, Situated 60 miles from the Canadian border, Williston's population tripled when it became the epicenter of one of the largest oil booms in U.S.

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The New Wild West: Black Gold, Fracking, and Life in a North Dakota Boomtown by Blaire Briody (St. Martin’s Press, ) A book review by me, published in The Bismarck Tribune Dec. 3, Readers of the Bismarck Tribune will recognize several of the principal characters in this book in which Blaire Briody tells the story of the Bakken Oil Author: Wilddakotawoman.A boomtown is a community that undergoes sudden and rapid population and economic growth, or that is started from growth is normally attributed to the nearby discovery of a precious resource such as gold, silver, or oil, although the term can also be applied to communities growing very rapidly for different reasons, such as a proximity to a major metropolitan area, huge.An editor for a major publishing house said several years back that he liked everything about my book proposal but the topic, that I was “intrepid in the extreme in moving to the shithole (sorry) that North Dakota has become as a result of that shale oil boom,” but it was too dispiriting to read about.