The Arabian Adventure of Wallace Stegner


Subject:
Industries , Oil & Gas , General Resources , Petroleum

Description:
This 2007 article answers the question, "What was the nature-loving novelist [Wallace Stegner] doing working for the world's biggest oil company?" Describes how in the mid-1950s Stegner came to produce for the Arabian American Oil Company (Aramco) "'Discovery! The Search for Arabian Oil,' a tormented work-for-hire project about the early days of Saudi oil exploration in the 1930s and 1940s." From the Stanford Magazine.

Creator:
Haven, Cynthia

Publisher:
Stanford Alumni Association

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.stanfordalumni.org/news/magazine/2007/janfeb/features/stegner.html


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