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The World’s Banker

  • Paperback $22.00

    Apr 25, 2006 | 496 Pages

  • Ebook $16.99

    Apr 25, 2006 | 496 Pages

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“A sophisticated, evenhanded take on the [World Bank’s] last decade of development efforts… Illuminating… heartbreaking… a fascinating narrative.” —The New York Times

“An excellent read… [Mallaby] has a talent for brilliant writing and penetrating analysis.” —Financial Times

Table Of Contents

Preface: The Prisoner of Lilliput

Chapter One: A Tale of Two Ambitions

Chapter Two: “World Bank Murderer”

Chapter Three: The Renaissance President

Chapter Four: A Twister in Africa

Chapter Five: Mission Sarajevo

Chapter Six: Narcissus and the Octopus

Chapter Seven: The Cancer of Corruption

Chapter Eight: Uganda’s Myth and Miracle

Chapter Nine: A Framework for Development

Chapter Ten: From Seattle to Tibet

Chapter Eleven: Waking Up to Terror

Chapter Twelve: A Plague upon Development

Chapter Thirteen: Back to the Future

Chapter Fourteen: A Lion at Carnegie




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