Fire on the Horizon

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Fire on the Horizon: The Untold Story of the Gulf Oil Disaster

Blending exclusive first-person interviews and penetrating investigative reporting, Fire on the Horizon is the definitive, white-knuckled account of the Deepwater Horizon explosion—as well as a riveting insider’s view of the byzantine culture of offshore drilling that made the disaster inevitable. As the world continues to cope with the oil spill’s grim aftermath—with environmental and economic consequences all the direr in a region still rebuilding from Hurricane Katrina—this real-time account of the disaster shows us just where things went wrong, and points the way to a safer future for us all.

Praise for Fire on the Horizon

"A phenomenal feat of journalism. I tore through it like a novel but with the queasy knowledge that the whole damn thing is true."

Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm and War