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Vol. 110, No. 6

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Deep Driller

By Henry F. Merritt ’48
Posted on December 7, 2009

(Xlibris) Set in the 1970s, this novel takes place on an oil rig during the discovery of petroleum in the North Sea. A multinational cast of characters deals with sabotage, spying, and politics as they work this 250-ton drilling platform off the shores of Scotland. First-time novelist Henry Merritt is a former oil entrepreneur who has spent over 40 years in petroleum exploration.

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