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From the Pequod to the Oil Fields

July 17, 2020

Hackett, James (Center Trustee; CEO, Alta Mesa Resources)

American Literature; British Literature; Teachers; Students; Writing; Reading;

James Hackett describes how his early encounters with some classics of American and British literature—including Moby-Dick—caused him to become more reflective about life. They also taught him the importance of written self-expression.


Literature / American Literature / British Literature / Teachers / Students / Writing / Reading /

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