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World's Banker A Story of Failed States, Financial Crises, and the Wealth and Poverty of Nations

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ISBN-10: 0143036793

ISBN-13: 9780143036791

Edition: 2006

Authors: Sebastian Mallaby

List price: $22.00
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Never has the World Banks relief work been more important than in the last nine years, when crises as huge as AIDS and the emergence of terrorist sanctuaries have threatened the prosperity of billions. This journalistic masterpiece by Washington Postcolumnist Sebastian Mallaby charts those controversial years at the Bank under the leadership of James Wolfensohnthe unstoppable power broker whose daring efforts to enlarge the planets wealth in an age of globalization and terror were matched only by the force of his polarizing personality. Based on unprecedented access to its subject, this captivating tour through the messy reality of global development is that rare triumphan emblematic story…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/25/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946