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Title   40 Chances : Finding Hope in a Hungry World 

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Author   BUFFETT Howard G  ISBN   9781451687866  Add to shopping cart   
Publisher   Pocket Books  Group   Gen Non-F View shopping cart
Binding   Hardback Category   Culture & So  Terms and conditions
Edition   2013 Type   Go back
Publication Year   2013 
Subject   Biography: business & industry 
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Synopsis Legendary investor Warren Buffett posed this challenge to his son in 2006, when he announced he was leaving the bulk of his fortune to philanthropy. Howard G. Buffett set out to help the most vulnerable people on earth-nearly a billion individuals who lack basic food security. And Howard has given himself a deadline: 40 years to put more than $3 billion to work on this challenge. 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World is a new book that captures Howard's journey. Beginning with his love for farming, we join him around the world as he seeks out new approaches to ease the suffering of so many. It is told in a unique format: 40 stories that will provide readers a compelling look at Howard's lessons learned, ranging from his own backyard to some of the most difficult and dangerous places on Earth. This book presents a way of thinking that speaks to every person wanting to make a difference. It's a mind-set, providing reasons to hope and actions to take. About new approaches that are desperately needed. 40 Chances provides inspiration to transform each of our limited chances into opportunities to change the world.

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