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The Resource 40 chances : finding hope in a hungry world, Howard G. Buffett ; with Howard W. Buffett ; foreword by Warren E. Buffett

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

Label
40 chances : finding hope in a hungry world
Title
40 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
Forty chances
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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
Label
40 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
Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Introduction: one shot at a warlord -- Story 1: How I realized I had only "40 chances" -- Story 2: Prague, 1968 : "The army eats first : we get what is left" -- Story 3: From bulldozing dirt to planting 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 -- Bravery, courage, and hope -- 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 v. guerillas -- Hard-learned lessons -- 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: What does doing better look like? / by Howard W. Buffett -- Story 23: Disconnects -- Story 25: A six-beer insight -- Story 26: Less than sparkling -- Challenges we need to figure out -- Story 27: Elephants and experts -- Story 28: Can smarter carrots save soil? -- Story 29: Chains that unlock potential / by Howard W. Buffett -- Story 30: A walk to the well -- Story 31: Souped up yields from stripped down tools -- Story 32: Does aid plant seeds of violence? / by Howard W. Buffett -- Reasons to hope -- 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: Help for a "poor relation" -- Epilogue: an optimistic pessimist returns to prague
Control code
17877030
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Extent
xvi, 443 pages
Isbn
9781451687866
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2013031452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
40 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
Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Introduction: one shot at a warlord -- Story 1: How I realized I had only "40 chances" -- Story 2: Prague, 1968 : "The army eats first : we get what is left" -- Story 3: From bulldozing dirt to planting 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 -- Bravery, courage, and hope -- 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 v. guerillas -- Hard-learned lessons -- 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: What does doing better look like? / by Howard W. Buffett -- Story 23: Disconnects -- Story 25: A six-beer insight -- Story 26: Less than sparkling -- Challenges we need to figure out -- Story 27: Elephants and experts -- Story 28: Can smarter carrots save soil? -- Story 29: Chains that unlock potential / by Howard W. Buffett -- Story 30: A walk to the well -- Story 31: Souped up yields from stripped down tools -- Story 32: Does aid plant seeds of violence? / by Howard W. Buffett -- Reasons to hope -- 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: Help for a "poor relation" -- Epilogue: an optimistic pessimist returns to prague
Control code
17877030
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Extent
xvi, 443 pages
Isbn
9781451687866
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2013031452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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