Mountains Beyond Mountains
Life and Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, medical anthropologist
NewYork Times Book Review
''The world is full of miserable places,'' Tracy Kidder writes. ''One way of living comfortably is not to think about them or, when you do, to send money.'' ''Mountains Beyond Mountains'' is about one physician's quest to relieve suffering in just the kind of places we do not like to think about . . . . . . after I'd read the book something had changed in me and it was impossible not to become involved."
In his book, Mountains Beyond Mountains Tracy Kidder tells the story of Dr. Paul Farmer and his mission to conquer diseases among the world's poor. Pictured here, Dr. Farmer with a young Haitian boy named Alcante
In the mountains of Haiti, the village of Zanmi Lasante. At the heart of Kidder's book is the Haitian proverb "Beyond mountains there are mountains," which means as you solve one problem, another problem presents itself.
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