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

By Tracy Kidder, Michael French (Adapted by)
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Tracy Kidder's critically acclaimed adult nonfiction work, "Mountains Beyond Mountains" has been adapted for young people by Michael French. In this young adult edition, readers are introduced to Dr. Paul Farmer, a Harvard-educated doctor with a self-proclaimed mission to transform healthcare on a global scale. Farmer focuses his attention on some of the world's most impoverished people and uses unconventional ways in which to provide healthcare, to achieve real results and save lives.

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"An important story that feels like it breathes a dose of virtuous oxygen right into readers' heads."—Kirkus Reviews, Starred
 
"Accessible and fascinating. It's focus on Farmer the humanitarian provides a much-needed education in empathy."—Booklist
 
"A thoughtful examination of a complex man operating in a complex world."—The Horn Book

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385743181
ISBN-10: 0385743181
Publisher: Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 9th, 2013
Pages: 272
Language: English