Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty

By Roger Thurow; Scott Kilman
(PublicAffairs, Hardcover, 9781586485115, 336pp.)

Publication Date: June 1, 2009

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A powerful indictment of the economic, political, and social dynamics that perpetuate famine—and a passionate call for change—by a renowned Wall Street Journal team

About the Author

Roger Thurow has been a Wall Street Journal foreign correspondent for twenty years, and has reported from more than sixty countries, including two dozen in Africa.

Scott Kilman has been the Journal’s leading agriculture reporter. Thurow and Kilman have teamed up to produce a stream of page-one stories in the Journal that have broken new ground in our understanding of famine and food aid. Their stories on three 2003 famines were a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in international reporting.

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