|LC Classifications||PZ4.R166 Be, PS3568.A439 Be|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||226|
|LC Control Number||59019332|
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Aug 25, · About Mountains Beyond Mountains. This compelling and inspiring book, now in a deluxe paperback edition, shows how one person can work wonders. In Mountains Beyond Mountains, Pulitzer Prize—winning author Tracy Kidder tells the true story of a gifted man who loves the world and has set out to do all he can to cure it. In medical school, Paul Farmer found his life’s calling: to cure. “House's Beyond the Mountain is raw, funny, and tragic, but never forced. Above all else, this is a story of goals fueled by energy, rewards, and triumphs meshed with soul-baring confession.” –The Daily Camera Winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize for mountain literature. Winner of the Banff Mountain Literature " Best Book" AwardCited by: 3. This compelling and inspiring book, now in a deluxe paperback edition, shows how one person can work wonders. In Mountains Beyond Mountains, Pulitzer Prize—winning author Tracy Kidder tells the true story of a gifted man who loves the world and has set out to do all he can to cure it. In medical school, Paul Farmer found his life’s calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the 4/5(64). Beyond the Blue Mountains book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a story set against a late eighteenth and early n /5.
The Mountains Beyond Mountains Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by Author: Tracy Kidder. Mountains Beyond Mountains Summary Next. Chapter 1. In , the journalist Tracy Kidder travels to Haiti to report on the country’s military coup. There, Kidder sees Paul Farmer, a highly respected doctor and humanitarian worker, negotiate with the American military on behalf of his Haitian patients. Shortly afterwards, Kidder flies back to. Compared to Dr. Paul Farmer, Mother Teresa was a slacker. But she had better PR. That may change with the publication of Mountains Beyond Mountains, Tracy Kidder's engaging biography of the selfless, tireless, good-humored and still relatively young physician. Kidder, who won both the Pulitzer. Full text of "MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS - LIFE OF DOCTOR PAUL FARMER" See other formats.