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Hess: The Last Oil Baron

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A glimpse of the savvy that built a global corporation from scratch Hess: The Last Oil Baron profiles a titan of the oil industry, mapping the journey of the quintessential American dream. The story of Leon Hess follows an immigrant kosher butcher's son as he builds an oil dynasty that may never be matched. The multinational, multi-billion-dollar company began with a singl ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published November 2nd 2015 by Bloomberg Press (first published December 22nd 2014)
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University of Chicago Magazine
Tina Davis, AB'96
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From the coauthor: "The story of Leon Hess and the Hess Corp., tracing the journey from one second-hand fuel truck to a multinational, multibillion-dollar oil company."
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Feb 20, 2016 Daren Mcgregor rated it really liked it
Pretty good business biography. Would've been better if they could have convinced the family to participate, however.
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