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Mountains beyond mountains

Tracy Kidder

Mountains beyond mountains

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Published by RB Large Print in Prince Frederick, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Farmer, Paul, -- 1959-,
  • Physicians -- Biography,
  • Missionaries, Medical -- Biography,
  • Poor -- Medical care,
  • Right to health care,
  • Human rights

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTracy Kidder.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination467 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages467
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23013481M
    ISBN 101402579535

    Mountains Beyond Mountains Book by Tracy Kidder Desc: Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World is a non-fiction, biographical work by American writer Tracy Kidder.


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