Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World

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Tracy Kidder's critically acclaimed adult nonfiction work, Mountains Beyond Mountains has been adapted for young people by Michael French. In this young adult edition, readers are introduced to Dr. Paul Farmer, a Harvard-educated doctor with a self-proclaimed mission to transform healthcare on a global scale. Farmer focuses his attention on some of the world's most impoverished people and uses unconventional ways in which to provide healthcare, to achieve real results and save lives.

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About Tracy Kidder

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TRACY KIDDER graduated from Harvard University and studied at the University of Iowa. He has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Award, and many other literary prizes. The author of My Detachment, Mountains Beyond Mountains, Home Town, Old Friends, Among Schoolchildren, House, and The Soul of a New Machine, Kidder lives in Massachusetts and Maine. MICHAEL FRENCH has published twenty books, including fiction for adults and young adults, biographies, and art criticism. He has adapted many acclaimed adult works for young people. Michael French divides his time between Santa Barbara, California, and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Published April 9, 2013 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers. 290 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Young Adult, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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The story of a doctor's quest to heal the sick in a poor Haitian community and beyond.

Mar 26 2013 | Read Full Review of Mountains Beyond Mountains: T...

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Kidder stayed in touch with Farmer, occasionally making small donations to the charity Farmer founded, Partners in Health.

Sep 13 2003 | Read Full Review of Mountains Beyond Mountains: T...

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