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Description - The World's Banker by Sebastian Mallaby

Never has the World Bank's 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 Post columnist Sebastian Mallaby charts those controversial years at the Bank under the leadership of James Wolfensohn the unstoppable power broker whose daring efforts to enlarge the planet's 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 triumph an emblematic story through which a gifted author has channeled the spirit of the age. This edition features a new afterword by the author that analyzes the appointment of Paul Wolfowitz as Wolfensohn's successor at the World bank Read Sebastian Mallaby's new book, The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143036791
ISBN-10: 0143036793
Format: Paperback
(214mm x 140mm x 29mm)
Imprint: The Penguin Press
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 25-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sebastian Mallaby

Sebastian Mallabyis the author of several books, including More Money Than God and The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan. A formerFinancial Timescontributing editor and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, Mallaby is the Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations."

Books By Sebastian Mallaby

Man Who Knew by Sebastian Mallaby
Paperback, December 2017
More Money Than God by Sebastian Mallaby
Paperback, May 2011
World's Banker by Sebastian Mallaby
Paperback, February 2005