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Mountains beyond mountains

Author: Tracy Kidder
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kidder, Tracy.
Mountains beyond mountains.
New York : Random House, ©2003
(DLC) 2003041253
Named Person: Paul Farmer; Paul Farmer; Paul Farmer
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Kidder
ISBN: 9781588363343 1588363341 1846684315 9781846684319
OCLC Number: 53471917
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Awards: Commended for BMA Medical Book of the Year Award 2011.
Description: 1 online resource (317 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Doktè Paul --
The tin roofs of Cange --
Médicos aventureros --
A light month for travel --
O for the P --
Afterword --
Acknowledgments --
Selected Bibliography --
Reader's Guide.
Responsibility: Tracy Kidder.

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As a medical student, Dr Paul Farmer found his life's calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine - so readily available in the developed world - to  Read more...

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Affecting...at one the story of an epic battle against poverty and a finely balanced character study -- Wendell Steavenson Sunday Times Quite simply, Mountains Beyond Mountains is a book you should Read more...

 
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