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Aid and Other Dirty Business: How Good Intentions Have Failed the World's Poor by [Bolton, Giles]
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Length: 354 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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"Superbly lucid and readable" (Guardian)

"[A] heartening book on Africa and remedies for its plight ... Bolton doesn't rant or preach ... he balances hard facts with strong ideas" (Independent)

"If you've ever wondered why Africa is still poor, this is the book for you ... Bolton writes with energy and directness" (Metro)

"Engaging, absorbing and enlightening - everyone interested, from the aid worker to the armchair activist, should invest in this book. If Poor Story doesn't win your heart and mind to the cause of ending extreme poverty, nothing else will" (Oxfam website)

"A vivid account of the everyday problems facing African countries" (Financial Times)

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"A startling insight into how the West is failing Africa and what we can do about it - by an aid industry insider"

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 895 KB
  • Print Length: 354 pages
  • Publisher: Ebury Digital (4 September 2008)
  • Sold by: PRH UK
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0031RDVLY
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #406,838 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 starsShockingly truthful, Insightful....A must for every citizen. LOVED IT !!
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