Private Empire

ExxonMobil and American Power

by Steve Coll

Private Empire

Hardcover, 685 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $36 | purchase

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An investigation into the secretive corporation traces the period between the Exxon Valdez accident and the Deepwater Horizion spill to profile chief executives Lee Raymond and Rex Tillerson as well as the company's role in violent international incidents.

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ExxonMobil is one of the largest corporations in the United States. It is headquartered in Irving, Texas. Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo hide caption

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