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Mountains beyond mountains [electronic resource]. Tracy Kidder.

Kidder, Tracy. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781588363343 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2003.

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Summary, etc.: Tracy Kidder is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the author of the bestsellers The Soul of a New Machine, House, Among Schoolchildren, and Home Town. He has been described by the Baltimore Sun as the "master of the non-fiction narrative." This powerful and inspiring new book shows how one person can make a difference, as Kidder tells the true story of a gifted man who is in love with the world and has set out to do all he can to cure it.At the center of Mountains Beyond Mountains stands Paul Farmer. Doctor, Harvard professor, renowned infectious-disease specialist, anthropologist, the recipient of a MacArthur "genius" grant, world-class Robin Hood, Farmer was brought up in a bus and on a boat, and in medical school found his life's calling: to diagnose and cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine to those who need them most. This magnificent book shows how radical...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 7 - Text Difficulty 9
1080 Lexile.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House, 2003. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1175 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2201 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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