A Kind of Genius
Herb Sturtz and Society's Toughest Problems
By (author) Sam Roberts
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Kind of Genius by Sam Roberts
Book DescriptionIn A Kind of Genius, Sam Roberts offers a window onto Herb Sturzs extraordinary lifes work. Sturz began his long career in social entrepreneurship by reforming the bail system and founding the Vera Institute of Justice. He served as New York Citys Deputy Mayor for Criminal Justice under Ed Koch and then as Chairman of the City Planning Commision. He moved on to establish affordable inner-city housing and programs for at-risk individuals. But Sturz has, to date, largely eschewed the publics eye. Roberts pays tribute to Sturzs inspirational legacy of accomplishment. His initiatives have consistently provided solutions to our most challenging problems. Here, for the first time, his astonishing story is told in full.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781586484712
(235mm x 156mm x 31mm)
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 31-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Sam Roberts
Sam Roberts, Urban Affairs Correspondent of the "New York Times," has written for the "Times" for more than two decades. Before joining the "Times," he was a reporter and city editor at the "Daily News." His writing has appeared in the "New York Times Magazine," the "New Republic," and "New York Magazine." Author and co-author of several books, he lives in New York with his wife.
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