The man who fed the world

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Norman Borlaug and his battle to end world hunger : an authorized biography
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Durban House Publishing Company, Inc. , Dallas, Texas
Borlaug, N. E, Agriculturists -- Biography, Food s
Statementby Leon Hesser ; foreword by Jimmy Carter.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9010.B66 H47 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 263 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23113705M
ISBN 101930754906, 0980006775
ISBN 139781930754904, 9780980006773
LC Control Number2006902414

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The Man Who Fed the World has won three nation book of the year awards: USA Booknews best Biography of the Year. The American Farm Bureau for Agriculture Best Book of the Year award, and Florida Publishers Association Best Book Award. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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from the University of Minnesota, Dr. Borlaug has been awarded more than fifty honorary doctorates from institutions in eighteen countries. Buy a cheap copy of The Man Who Fed the World: An book. Norman Borlaug was the only person during the twentieth century who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for work in agriculture and food.

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Book Review - The Man Who Fed the World, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Norman Borlaug and His a Battle to End World Hunger, An authorized biography by Leon Hesser Foreword by Jimmie Carter This is a book showing what one man can do to change the world --and it's akin to a miracle!

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