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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 YorkerFortune, and the New York Times. She lives in New York.

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The Idealist
Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
Written by Nina Munk


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.95

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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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... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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The Idealist
Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
Written by Nina Munk


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $26.95

A powerful portrayal of Jeffrey Sachs's ambitious quest to end global poverty

"The poor you will always have with you," to cite the Gospel of Matthew 26:11. Jeffrey Sachs—celebrated economist, special advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations, and author of the influential bestseller The End of Poverty—disagrees. In his... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

The Idealist
Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
Written by Nina Munk


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $12.99

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