By James D. Wolfensohn
In A worldwide Life, Wolfensohn tells his remarkable existence tale in his personal phrases. a guy of surpassing mind's eye and force, he turned an Olympic fencer and a famous banker in London and long island. An Australian, he navigated Wall highway with unusual ability. Chairman of Carnegie corridor and the Kennedy heart for a few years, he's additionally an beginner cellist. however it used to be his tenure on the global financial institution that made him a world strength. whereas on the helm of this arguable establishment, Wolfensohn stimulated, schemed, charmed, and bullied all of the constituencies at his command to increase the distribution of the world's wealth. Now he bluntly assesses his successes and screw ups, reflecting at the factors of constant poverty.
Much greater than a company tale, this can be a deeply reflective account of a desirable occupation and personality.
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A Global Life: My Journey Among Rich and Poor, from Sydney to Wall Street to the World Bank by James D. Wolfensohn