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Biography & Memoir

BANKER TO THE POOR Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Ray Porter

Biography & Memoir • 7 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1999

This incredible account of Muhammad Yunus and his creation of the Grameen Bank, which provides microcredit loans for the poor, is a wonderful yet heartbreaking memoir, expertly realized by narrator Ray Porter. This story is so powerful that it needs no embellishment, and Porter knows exactly how to read it with a touching and firm delivery that involves listeners instead of preaching to them. There are lessons to be found at every point in the book, namely that credit is a basic human right; that, when given a chance, even the poorest of the poor will repay their loans; and that the human spirit is alive and well. Porter delivers the material as if it were his own. A greater compliment there could not be for audiobook narration. L.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2008 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/ JUL 08]



Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2007

CS ISBN 978-0-7861-4973-6 $19.95 • Five cassettes

CD ISBN 978-0-7861-5792-1 $19.95 • Six CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2007

CS ISBN 978-0-7861-4986-5 $44.95 • Five cassettes

CD ISBN 978-0-7861-5777-8 $55.00 • Six CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-0-7861-6964-8 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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