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Mountains beyond mountains
Mountains beyond mountains
Publication Information:
New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2009.
Physical Description:
332 p. ; 21 cm.
Doktè Paul -- The tin roofs of Cange -- Médicos aventureros -- A light month for travel -- O for the P -- Afterword -- Epilogue.
In medical school, Paul Farmer found his life's calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine to those who need them most. This account takes us from Harvard to Haiti, Peru, Cuba, and Russia as Farmer changes minds and practices through his dedication to the philosophy that "the only real nation is humanity." At the heart of this book is the example of a life based on hope and on an understanding of the truth of the Haitian proverb "Beyond mountains there are mountains"--as you solve one problem, another problem presents itself, and so you go on and try to solve that one too. --- from publisher's description.
Program Information:
Reading Counts RC High School 8.3 22 Quiz: 37674 Guided reading level: NR.

Accelerated Reader AR UG 8.0 18.0 76688.
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Reading Level JCPL:
Target Audience Note:
1080 Lexile.
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