Mountains Beyond Mountains Background

Mountains Beyond Mountains Background

Mountains Beyond Mountains, written by Tracy Kidder, was published in 2003. It is a non-fiction and biographical book which follows the life of Paul Farmer, an anthropologist, who is trying to fight tuberculosis in Haiti, Peru, and Russia. The narrative is written from the point of view of the Tracy Kidder. The setting is mainly in Haiti and Boston, Massachusetts.

This book shows the dedication of Paul Farmer, who fights tuberculosis starting in Haiti, but slowly extending the area. He eventually gets a grant from Bill and Melinda Gates, which helps fight the tuberculosis. This book has won the ALA Notable Books for Adults, the New York Times Notable Book, the New York Times bestseller, the Boston Globe, the Lettre Ulysses Award for the Art of Reportage, and the Book Sense Book of the Year Honor Book.

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