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Fragile : the human condition

Author: Howard G Buffett; Shakira.; Jessie McKinney; Jane Sunderland; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Tien Wah Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Retail edView all editions and formats
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Presents text and photographs from sixty-five countries documenting the hardships of the world's poor, depicting the victims of civil wars, human trafficking, drug wars, famine, disease, and homelessness in Africa, South America, and Asia.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard G Buffett; Shakira.; Jessie McKinney; Jane Sunderland; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781426206177 1426206178 9780970738585 0970738587
OCLC Number: 457148250
Description: 320 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 33 cm
Contents: The beginning of a journey --
Food is power : hunger, malnutrition, food assistance --
Seeds of change : food security, agriculture, water --
Endangered traditions : indigenous groups, pastoralists --
Stolen lives : poverty, disease, human trafficking --
Firsthand accounts : stories of poverty --
Maximum exposure : shelter, street life --
Operation: "No Living Thing" : conflict, child soldiers, affected communities --
Home, bitter home : internally displaced persons --
"Here, we die by hunger; at home, we die by bullets" --
Refugees' firsthand accounts : voices of refugees --
The death train : "The risk is less than doing nothing" : immigration --
Nature's force : natural disasters, emergency relief --
Parting thoughts.
Responsibility: [photographs and text by Howard G. Buffett ; foreword by Shakira Mebarak ; edited by Jessie McKinney and Jane Sunderland].

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