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Mountains Beyond Mountains

by 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
2004
August 31
Goodreads rating
4.22
ISBN
9780812973013
Tags
nonfictionbiography-and-memoirmedicine
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
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
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