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  • Published: 21 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9780241957776
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 864
  • RRP: $27.99
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The Quest

Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World



A riveting account of the quest for energy and energy security - from Daniel Yergin, bestselling author of The Prize

In The Quest, master storyteller and leading energy expert Daniel Yergin shows us how energy is the ultimate engine of global political and economic change, in a gripping story that spans the old energies on which our civilization has been built, the new energies that are competing to replace them, and the battle over climate change. Epic in scope and never more timely, The Quest vividly reveals the decisions, technologies, and individuals that are shaping our future.

  • Published: 21 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9780241957776
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 864
  • RRP: $27.99
Categories:

About the author

Daniel Yergin

Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics, and economics. Yergin is a Pulitzer Prize winner and recipient of the United States Energy Award for 'lifelong achievements in energy and the promotion of international understanding.' He is both a world-recognized author and a business leader, as well as executive vice president of IHS.

Yergin received the Pulitzer Prize for his work The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power, which became a number one best seller and was made into an eight-hour PBS/BBC series seen by 20 million people in the United States. The book has been translated into 17 languages and has just been released in a new updated edition.

Yergin holds a BA from Yale University and a PhD from Cambridge University, where he was a Marshall Scholar.

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