By Jacques Peretti
'A revelatory booklet' John Lewis-Stempel
'The e-book to learn' GQ
What if the best way we comprehend our global is incorrect? What if it's not politicians and occasions that form our lives, yet mystery offers made by means of humans you've gotten by no means heard of?
This ebook tells the tale of the key offers which are altering the area, and revolutionizing every little thing we do, together with cash, the nutrition we consume, what we purchase, and the medication we take to stick good. those offers by no means make the scoop: they're made excessive up in boardrooms, on golfing classes, and in luxurious vehicles: each one sealed by way of world-changing handshakes. this is often the tale of these handshakes.
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