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Title:Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Tracy Kidder
Publisher:eBooks
ISBN:0812973011
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:333
Category:Non fiction, Biography, Medicine, Memoir

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

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World 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 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 change can be fostered in situations that seem insurmountable and it also shows how a meaningful life can be created as Farmer brilliant charismatic charming both a leader in international health and a doctor who finds time to make house calls in Boston and the mountains of Haiti blasts through convention to get results .

Mountains Beyond Mountains takes us from Harvard to Haiti Peru Cuba and Russia as Farmer changes minds and practices through his dedication to the philosophy that the only real nation is humanity a philosophy that is embodied in the small public charity he founded Partners In Health He enlists the help of the Gates Foundation George Soros the U N s World Health Organization and others in his quest to cure the world At the heart of this book is the example of a life based on hope and on an understanding of the truth of the Haitian proverb Beyond mountains there are mountains as you solve one problem another problem presents itself and so you go on and try to solve that one too .

Mountains Beyond Mountains unfolds with the force of a gathering revelation says Annie Dillard and Jonathan Harr says Farmer wants to change the world Certainly this luminous and powerful book will change the way you see it

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Among Schoolchildren, House, Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World, Strength in What Remains: A Journey of Remembrance and Forgiveness, A Truck Full of Money, Home Town, My Detachment: A Memoir, Old Friends, Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction, The Soul of a New Machine