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    • Why the World's Poorest Starve in An Age of Plenty
    • By: Roger Thurow, Scott Kilman
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 90
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      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    For more than 30 years, humankind has known how to grow enough food to end chronic hunger worldwide. Yet while the Green Revolution succeeded in South America and Asia, it never got to Africa. More than 9 million people every year die of hunger, malnutrition, and related diseases every yearmost of them in Africa and most of them children. More die of hunger in Africa than from AIDS and malaria combined. Now, an impending global food crisis threatens to make things worse.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good backgrounding for hunger issues

    • By Andrea on 06-17-11

    Regular price: $22.46

    • The First 1,000 Days

    • A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children - and the World
    • By: Roger Thurow
    • Narrated by: James Edward Thomas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    In this inspiring, sometimes heartbreaking book, Roger Thurow takes us into the lives of families on the forefront of the movement to illuminate the science, economics, and politics of malnutrition, charting the exciting progress of this global effort and the formidable challenges it still faces: economic injustice, disease, lack of education and sanitation, misogyny, and corruption.

    Regular price: $28.50