thriller, Sean Benetti is a litigation attorney
with a fledgling solo practice in Central
Florida who stumbles across evidence that
companies in the
world have been
to drive up the
price of oil.
scheme, the CEO
of Federal Oil calls
Special Forces group commander who, on
behalf of Federal Oil, has organized a mer-
cenary army in Ecuador. In dealing with
Sean, Caldwell makes the classic mistake
of underestimating his adversary.
inner strength and connections to his past
to expose a price-fixing scheme that has
crippled economies across the globe.
ate of Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova
through his blended cultural upbringing
and his belief that every individual, fighting
for what is just, can move mountains.
Learn more at www.CrudeOilNovel.com.
McGrath Goodman, '98, was published
excerpted by Fortune
and nominated for
The Financial Times
Business Book of the
get jobs with New
York's gilded financial
trillion-dollar oil market, reaping unimagin-
able riches while bringing the economy to
Jewish, Irish and Italian immigrants who
escaped war-torn Europe, they take pride
in flagrantly spurning Wall Street.
had long eluded the grasp of America's
hungry capitalists. Neither the oil royalty of
Houston nor the titans of Wall Street had
ever succeeded in fully wresting away con-
trol. But facing extinction, the rough-and-
tumble traders of Nymex -- led by the
reluctant son of a produce merchant --
went after this Goliath and won, creating
the world's first free oil market and mint-
ing billions in the process.
Goodman reveals what really happened
behind the scenes as oil prices topped out
and what choice the traders ultimately
made when forced to choose between
their longtime brotherhood and their pre-
cious oil monopoly.
senior writer for The Wall Street Journal
and currently a contributor to Fortune.
against combined German, British and
Loyalist forces. This
laid the foundation
for the American vic-
tory at Saratoga two
and Civilians," histo-
rian Michael P.
Gabriel, '88, has col-
lected more than 50
from people who experienced this engage-
ment, including veterans from both sides
and civilians (women and children) who
witnessed the horrors of battle. Gabriel
also details a virtually unknown skirmish
between Americans and Loyalists. These
accounts, along with Gabriel's overviews of
the battle, bring to life the terror, fear and
uncertainty that caused thousands to flee
the British army as loved ones departed to
fight for the fledgling United States.
Montgomery: The Making of an American
Hero" (2002) and co-editing "Quebec
During the American Invasion, 1775-1776:
The Journal of François Baby, Gabriel
Taschereau, and Jenkin Williams" (2005).
entries to a variety of reference works. The
former department chair, Gabriel received
the Carlton R. Chambliss Faculty Research
Award in November 2011, Kutztown's
highest recognition for scholarship. In
2006, he received the Arthur and Isabel
Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence
in Teaching. He and his wife, Sandy, live
near Kutztown with their daughter.
S.A.V.E. Squad. Four
girls and a pesky
neighbor boy, with
nothing in common
but their differences,
save the world -- one
animal at a time. Join
the S.A.V.E. Squad --
Sunny, Aneta, Vee,
and Esther -- as the
sixth-grade girls come together through
the rescue of a basset hound they dub
Wink and form a plan to benefit stray
dogs and place them in "forever homes."
available online and in bookstores. The
second book, "The Great Cat Caper," is
scheduled for release in September.
Wright, a member of the class of 1980, is
a writing teacher at a Christian home-
school educational co-operative and she
also teaches refresher English online for a
brief summaries of new books, CDs and
other multimedia works published by SBU
alumni, faculty and staff.
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