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The Resource Forty chances : finding hope in a hungry world, Howard G. Buffett ; with Howard W. Buffett ; foreword by Warren E. Buffett

Forty chances : finding hope in a hungry world, Howard G. Buffett ; with Howard W. Buffett ; foreword by Warren E. Buffett

Label
Forty chances : finding hope in a hungry world
Title
Forty chances
Title remainder
finding hope in a hungry world
Statement of responsibility
Howard G. Buffett ; with Howard W. Buffett ; foreword by Warren E. Buffett
Title variation
40 chances
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
VTL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buffett, Howard G
Dewey number
363.809172/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV696.F6
LC item number
B84 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food relief
  • Agricultural development projects
  • Humanitarianism
  • Hunger
Label
Forty chances : finding hope in a hungry world, Howard G. Buffett ; with Howard W. Buffett ; foreword by Warren E. Buffett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • One shot at a warlord -- Story 1: The day I heard the clock tick -- Story 2: Prague, 1968 : The Soviet army eats first : "we just get what is left" -- Story 3: From bulldozing dirt to building soil -- Story 4: Devon's gift -- Story 5: Because "Al called" -- Story 6: The ovarian lottery -- Story 7: Reality has a nutty taste, especially when fried -- Story 8: Where hunger hides -- Story 9: Loved but lost -- Story 10: Empty calories -- Story 11: Little Cromite -- Story 12: Sex and hunger in Timbuktu -- Story 13: Loss in Armenia -- Story 14: Farming under fire -- Story 15: Seeds of change -- Story 16: Shakira -- Story 17: a Franciscan padre in the Sierra Madre -- Story 18: Gorillas versus guerillas -- Story 19: Can this village be saved? -- Story 20: A complicated legacy -- Story 21: For yields to go up, we have to look down -- Story 21 1/2: owners make better farmers
  • Story 22: Disconnects -- Story 23: What does doing better look like? / by Howard W. Buffett -- Story 23: Disconnects -- Story 24: "Who came up with this crazy idea?" -- Story 25: A six-beer insight -- Story 26: Less than sparkling -- Story 27: Elephants and experts -- Story 28: Can smarter carrots save soil? -- Story 29: Chains that unlock potential / by Howard W. Buffett -- Story 30: Women may be key, but don't ignore the men -- Story 31: Souped-up yields from stripped-down tools -- Story 32: Does aid plant seeds of violence? / by Howard W. Buffett -- Story 33: Opening what once was Cerrado -- Story 34: Chocolate-covered opportunities -- Story 35: Fired up in Ghana -- Story 36: Buy local! -- Story 37: Hungry for data -- Story 38: The power of a piece of paper -- Story 39: Farmer of the future / by Howard W. Buffett -- Story 40: A new approach to governance -- A pessimistic optimist returns to Prague
Control code
1434450
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 443 pages
Isbn
9781451687873
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013031452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1434450
  • (OCoLC)860803722
Label
Forty chances : finding hope in a hungry world, Howard G. Buffett ; with Howard W. Buffett ; foreword by Warren E. Buffett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • One shot at a warlord -- Story 1: The day I heard the clock tick -- Story 2: Prague, 1968 : The Soviet army eats first : "we just get what is left" -- Story 3: From bulldozing dirt to building soil -- Story 4: Devon's gift -- Story 5: Because "Al called" -- Story 6: The ovarian lottery -- Story 7: Reality has a nutty taste, especially when fried -- Story 8: Where hunger hides -- Story 9: Loved but lost -- Story 10: Empty calories -- Story 11: Little Cromite -- Story 12: Sex and hunger in Timbuktu -- Story 13: Loss in Armenia -- Story 14: Farming under fire -- Story 15: Seeds of change -- Story 16: Shakira -- Story 17: a Franciscan padre in the Sierra Madre -- Story 18: Gorillas versus guerillas -- Story 19: Can this village be saved? -- Story 20: A complicated legacy -- Story 21: For yields to go up, we have to look down -- Story 21 1/2: owners make better farmers
  • Story 22: Disconnects -- Story 23: What does doing better look like? / by Howard W. Buffett -- Story 23: Disconnects -- Story 24: "Who came up with this crazy idea?" -- Story 25: A six-beer insight -- Story 26: Less than sparkling -- Story 27: Elephants and experts -- Story 28: Can smarter carrots save soil? -- Story 29: Chains that unlock potential / by Howard W. Buffett -- Story 30: Women may be key, but don't ignore the men -- Story 31: Souped-up yields from stripped-down tools -- Story 32: Does aid plant seeds of violence? / by Howard W. Buffett -- Story 33: Opening what once was Cerrado -- Story 34: Chocolate-covered opportunities -- Story 35: Fired up in Ghana -- Story 36: Buy local! -- Story 37: Hungry for data -- Story 38: The power of a piece of paper -- Story 39: Farmer of the future / by Howard W. Buffett -- Story 40: A new approach to governance -- A pessimistic optimist returns to Prague
Control code
1434450
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 443 pages
Isbn
9781451687873
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013031452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1434450
  • (OCoLC)860803722

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