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

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

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.

Title:Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780385743181
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    Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World Reviews

  • Robin

    Amazing in the respect of what one man can do to change the lives of so many. ...

  • Renata

    Mountains beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World is one of my favorite books, so when I saw they had created an edition "Adapted for Young People" I bought it f...

  • Karel Baloun

    The inspiring and magical story of Dr. Paul Farmer, angel in Haiti. I don’t regret reading the young reader edition, because it is still 250+ pages, and I’m here for the high-level inspiring story...

  • Shaeley Santiago

    Primarily about Paul Farmer and Partners in Health (PIH), this book looks at inequalities in medical treatment for the poor, focusing on the work of PIH to treat tuberculosis (and HIV/AIDS) in Haiti, ...

  • Wes F

    An audiobook borrowed electronically from our library & listened to ("read") on my iPhone. Fascinating, challenging, inspiring, eye-opening insights into the amazing & dedicated work of Dr. Paul Farme...

  • Marlathemom

    This novel was such an education for me; as one who knows woefully little about public health policy, I was truly shocked by the conditions and care of the poor in Haiti. Dr. Paul Farmer’s quest for...

  • Joanna Bennett

    f you've ever questioned if one person can make a difference in the world, this book will give some insight. It describes a journey of a Harvard graduate doctor who devoted his life to treating the po...

  • Katherine Nally

    It gave me so much good information about Partners In Health, and Paul Farmer. It provided context about the great need that PIH is filling, and makes me believe in them and their cause even more....

  • Richie Partington

    Richie's Picks: MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS: THE QUEST OF DR. PAUL FARMER, A MAN WHO WOULD CURE THE WORLD by Tracy Kidder, adapted for young people by Michael French, Delacorte, April 2013, 288p., ISBN...

  • Carol Tuck

    Nice update with a few missing swear words to make it suitable for younger readers. ...