The Idealist

The Idealist

Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty

Audiobook CD - 2013
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A powerful portrayal of Jeffrey Sachs' grandiose quest to end extreme poverty in Africa. In 2006, Sachs, backed by tens of millions of donor dollars, launched the five-year Millennium Villages Project. Accepting hospitality from camel herders and smallhold farmers, and sharing in their struggles, Munk came to understand the on-the-ground issues challenging Sachs' one-size-fits-all approach to global poverty. "The Idealist" is the profound and moving story of what happened when the abstract theories of a brilliant, driven man met messy human reality.
Publisher: New York :, Books On Tape,, [2013].
Copyright Date: p2013
ISBN: 9780307944016
Characteristics: 7 compact discs (approximately 8 hr.) :,digital, stereo ;,4 3/4 in.
audio file, CD audio, rda
digital, optical, 1.4 m. per second, stereo, Digital recording
Additional Contributors: Nezami, Susan - Narrator

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