Oil! is a novel by Upton Sinclair published in 1927 told as a third person narrative. However, the opening pages are written in second person. The book was written in the context of the Harding administration's Teapot Dome Scandal and takes place in Southern California. It is a social and political satire skewering the human foibles of all its characters. The main character is James Arnold Ross Jr., nicknamed Bunny, son of an oil tycoon. Bunny's sympathetic feelings toward oilfield workers and socialists provoke arguments with his father throughout the story.The novel served as a loose inspiration for the 2007 film There Will Be Blood.
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