Mountains Beyond Mountains
by Tracy Kidder
In BriefThe story of Dr. Paul Farmer, a physician and anthropologist who has made it his life's work to eradicate treatable diseases in developing countries. Since establishing a free clinic in Haiti, which has helped revolutionize treatment for tuberculosis and AIDS, Farmer has worked on projects across the world.
Why you should read itThis true story shows that anyone can make a difference. Tracy Kidder's engaging profile reveals Dr. Farmer as a person with flaws who nevertheless works extraordinarily hard to help others all around the world.