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By James D. Wolfensohn

As president of the area financial institution for a decade, James Wolfensohn tackled global poverty with a fondness and effort that made him a uniquely vital determine in a primary area of switch. utilizing a life of event within the banking area, he carved a different direction in Asia, Africa, Latin the United States, and Europe for the establishment that serves because the significant lender to the world's poor.

In A worldwide Life, Wolfensohn tells his magnificent lifestyles tale in his personal phrases. a guy of surpassing mind's eye and force, he grew to become an Olympic fencer and a well-liked banker in London and long island. An Australian, he navigated Wall road with unusual ability. Chairman of Carnegie corridor and the Kennedy heart for a few years, he's additionally an novice cellist. however it was once his tenure on the global financial institution that made him a world strength. whereas on the helm of this debatable establishment, Wolfensohn encouraged, schemed, charmed, and bullied all of the constituencies at his command to increase the distribution of the world's wealth. Now he bluntly assesses his successes and screw ups, reflecting at the motives of continuous poverty.

Much greater than a company tale, it is a deeply reflective account of a desirable occupation and personality.

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