Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder audiobook

Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World

By Tracy Kidder
Read by Paul Michael

Random House Audio
10.85 Hours 1
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In medical school, Paul Farmer found his life’s calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine to those who need them most. Tracy Kidder’s magnificent account shows how one person can make a difference in solving global health problems through a clear-eyed understanding of the interaction of politics, wealth, social systems, and disease. Profound and powerful, Mountains Beyond Mountains takes us from Harvard to Haiti, Peru, Cuba, and Russia as Paul Farmer changes people’s minds through his dedication to the philosophy that “the only real nation is humanity.”

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A #1 Amazon bestseller

In medical school, Paul Farmer found his life’s calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine to those who need them most.

Tracy Kidder’s magnificent account shows how one person can make a difference in solving global health problems through a clear-eyed understanding of the interaction of politics, wealth, social systems, and disease.

Profound and powerful, Mountains Beyond Mountains takes us from Harvard to Haiti, Peru, Cuba, and Russia as Paul Farmer changes people’s minds through his dedication to the philosophy that “the only real nation is humanity.”

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“It’ll fill you equally with wonder and hope.” People
“[Kidder] turns the small details of daily life into a sort of grand, universal poetry.” Entertainment Weekly
“An astonishing book that will leave you questioning your own life and political views.” USA Today
“Will move you, restore your faith in the ability of one person to make a difference in these increasingly maddening, dispiriting times.” San Diego Union-Tribune
“This excellent work…beautifully explores the rich drama that exists in the life of Dr. Paul Farmer.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Author Bio: Tracy Kidder

Author Bio: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the Robert F. Kennedy Award, among other literary prizes. He is the author of The Soul of a New Machine, House, Among Schoolchildren, Old Friends, Home Town, and others.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 10.85
Audience: Adult
Language: English