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From the authors of the #1 New York Times best-selling Half the Sky, a unique and essential narrative about making a difference in the world-a road-map to becoming a conscientious global citizen. Soon to be the basis of a PBS four-hour series.

Equal in urgency and compassion to Half the Sky, this galvanizing new book from the acclaimed husband-and-wife team is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a deep examination of people who are making the world a better place, and the myriad ways we can support them, whether with a donation of five dollars or five million, an inkling to help or a useful skill to deploy. With scrupulous research and on-the-ground reporting, the authors assay the art and science of giving-determining the current most successful local and global aid initiatives (on issues from education to inner-city violence to disease prevention), evaluating the efficiency and impact of specific approaches and charities, as well as fund-raising. Most compellingly, perhaps, they show us how particular people have made a difference, and offer practical advice on how best each of us can give and what we can personally derive from doing so.

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NICHOLAS KRISTOF and SHERYL WUDUNN, husband and wife, have coauthored three previous books: Half the SkyThunder from the East, and China Wakes. They were awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1990 for their coverage of China and the 2009 Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Now an op-ed columnist for The New York Times, Kristof was previously bureau chief in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Tokyo. He won his second Pulitzer in 2006 for his columns on Darfur. WuDunn worked at the Times as a business editor and foreign correspondent in Tokyo and Beijing, and now works in banking.

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ISBN:
9780804194549
Author:
Kristof, Nicholas D
Publisher:
Random House Large Print Publishing
Author:
Kristof, Nicholas D.
Author:
WuDunn, Sheryl
Author:
Kristof, Nicholas
Subject:
Philanthropy & Charity
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Half the Sky
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20140931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.11 x 1.44 in 1.39 lb

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"Synopsis" by , NICHOLAS KRISTOF and SHERYL WUDUNN, husband and wife, have coauthored three previous books: Half the SkyThunder from the East, and China Wakes. They were awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1990 for their coverage of China and the 2009 Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Now an op-ed columnist for The New York Times, Kristof was previously bureau chief in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Tokyo. He won his second Pulitzer in 2006 for his columns on Darfur. WuDunn worked at the Times as a business editor and foreign correspondent in Tokyo and Beijing, and now works in banking.
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