Grand Pursuit

The Story of Economic Genius
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Author(s): Sylvia Nasar
Original Publish Date: Sep 13, 2011
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (20.25 hours)
Product Number: Z100135090
Released: Feb 12, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781442340152
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An instant New York Times bestseller, in a sweeping narrative the author of the esteemed A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through modern history with the men and women who changed the lives of every single person on the planet. Grand Pursuit is the epic story of the making of modern economics, of how economics rescued mankind from squalor and deprivation by placing its material fate in its own hands. A New York Times bestseller, this sweeping narrative from the author of A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through modern history with the men and women who changed the lives of every single person on the planet. Grand Pursuit is the epic story of the making of modern economics, of how economics rescued mankind from squalor and deprivation by placing its material fate in its own hands.

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Author(s): Sylvia Nasar
Product Number EB00574995
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: #9781439198612

Professional reviews

"Nasar's book is about pioneers in the field of economics and how their ideas transformed the industrial world from one of poverty and want into a collection of wealthy, prosperous states. Each chapter is a character study of giants such as Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman. Two narrators handle the vocal duties. Anne Twomey has a reassuring, somewhat husky voice that is well suited to the material. She tells the story in an even tone and infuses her reading with the sense of wonder and purpose that must have accompanied some of the lively early ideas. John Bedford Lloyd has a full, deep voice that is less expressive but still makes the narrative fresh and vital. R.I.G. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"

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