Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksLibrariesSign In
Mountains Beyond Mountains book cover

Mountains Beyond Mountains

Tracy Kidder

This powerful and inspiring 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.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. ...
Publish Date
August 31
First Published in 2003
Goodreads rating
One of 70 must-read books.      source
A biography of the great doctor, teacher and humanitarian, Paul Farmer. In the Artibonite plain in rural Haiti, he walks hundreds of miles, healing the sick and delivering AIDS medication with a selfless determination that is awe-inspiring.      source
Sep 30, 2014
"Mountains Beyond Mountains." You'll be incredibly moved by the book. -      source
Nov 18, 2020
A great new doc film tip: If you never read 'Mountains Beyond Mountains', about Dr Paul Farmer / @PIH, it is a life-changing book. Now there's a beautiful film @BTAfilm "Bending the Arc" on Netflix. Paul & his partners truly inspirational. Will give you hope & determination      source
Feb 20, 2018
A very well-deserved award. If you want to learn more, I really enjoyed Tracy Kidder's book "Mountains Beyond Mountains" about Paul Farmer's work on improving healthcare in Haiti.      source
Feb 20, 2018
About how Paul Farmer's local and global life combines theory and practice.      source