Faber & Faber, Limited, Jun 27, 2017 - 848 pages
25,000 men, women, and children die every day from hunger or malnutrition around the world. And yet, food is not lacking: in fact, it is in abundance, as the planet strains under the effect of overproduction. How can we resolve this paradox?
This is the question that Mart n Caparr s explores in this urgent and important book by giving a voice to people suffering from the crisis, as well as those striving to alleviate it. Above all, Caparr s is determined to uncover the mechanisms that result in almost one billion people starving while others become obese.
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Hunger: A ManifestoUser Review - Publishers Weekly
Global hunger is the great moral issue of our time, argues this vehement but unfocused jeremiad. Argentine journalist and novelist Caparrós (El Hambre) profiles a woman in arid Niger who dreams of ... Read full review