Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest Ofdr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World (Prebound)

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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.

"From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author


TRACY KIDDER graduated from Harvard University and studied at the University of Iowa. He has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Award, and many other literary prizes. The author of "My Detachment, Mountains Beyond Mountains, Home Town, Old Friends, Among Schoolchildren, House, " and "The Soul of a New Machine, " Kidder lives in Massachusetts and Maine.

MICHAEL FRENCH has published twenty books, including fiction for adults and young adults, biographies, and art criticism. He has adapted many acclaimed adult works for young people. Michael Frenchdivides his time between Santa Barbara, California, and Santa Fe, New Mexico."
Product Details
ISBN: 9781680650297
ISBN-10: 1680650297
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: April 8th, 2014
Pages: 272
Language: English