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THE INTERNATIONAL BANK OF BOB

The inspiring memoir of an ordinary American who turned his brief brush with opulence into a joyful adventure of investing in the world’s working poor.

Hired by ForbesTraveler.com to review some of the most luxurious accommodations on earth, and then inspired by a chance encounter in Dubai with the impoverished workers whose backbreaking jobs created such opulence, Bob Harris had an epiphany: He would turn his own good fortune into an effort to make lives like theirs better. Bob found his way to Kiva.org, the leading portal through which individuals make microloans all over the world: for as little as twenty-five to fifty dollars, businesses are financed and people are uplifted. Astonishingly, the repayment rate was nearly 99 percent, so he reloaned the money to others over and over again...

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WHO HATES WHOM

WHO HATES WHOM is a simple book of maps and accompanying text providing a country-by-country breakdown of who hates whom in ethnic, religious, economic, and territorial conflicts worldwide. Each deadly conflict, grim tragedy, and dreadful threat will be festively illustrated by brightly-colored maps covered with eye-catching arrows, symbols, and explanatory icons. If a baseball game is more enjoyable when you’ve got a scorecard, then WHO HATES WHOM will make living on Earth just a little more fun...

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PRISONER OF TREBEKISTAN

Prisoner of Trebekistan by Bob Harris "Prisoner of Trebekistan" is so effortlessly funny and informative, the fact that it's also tender, human and very wise kind of sneak up on you. Bob Harris has snuck a quirky and fascinating personal narrative into his pop culture 'expose'. Amidst the nerve-wracking Jeopardy showdowns and hilarious study rituals he has found the difference between facts and knowledge, between knowledge and wisdom, and proved...

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