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The Idealist free pdf NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY "Bloomberg" "Forbes" "The Spectator"Recipient of "Foreign Policy's" 2013 Albie Award In 2006, Jeffrey Sachs celebrated economist, special advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations, and author of the influential bestseller "The End of Poverty " launched the Millennium Villages Project, a daring, $120-million experiment designed to test his theories about ending poverty. For six years, Nina Munk shadowed Sachs on his trips to Africa, listened in on conversations with heads-of-state and humanitarian organizations, and immersed herself in the lives of people in two remote African villages. Munk came to understand the real-life issues that challenge Sachs s formula for ending global poverty. "The Idealist" is the profound and moving story of what happens when the abstract theories of a brilliant, driven man meet the realities of human life."

About Nina Munk

Nina Munk, a contributing editor at"Vanity Fair," is a journalist and the author of"Fools Rush In: Steve Case, Jerry Levin, and the Unmaking of AOL Time Warner." She was previously a senior writer at"Fortune, "and before that a senior editor at"Forbes." Her work has appeared in"Vanity Fair," the"New York Times Magazine," the"New Yorker," "Fortune," and the"New York Times." She lives in New York."

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Author : Nina Munk
Publisher : Doubleday
Data Published : 15 October 2014
ISBN : 076792942X
EAN : 9780767929424
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 260 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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