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Mountains Beyond Mountains Summary
Tracy Kidder

Everything you need to understand or teach Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder.

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Mountains Beyond Mountains Summary

Plot Summary

Mountains beyond Mountains is the story of Dr. Paul Farmer as told through the author, Tracy Kidder. Kidder shadows Dr. Farmer with his patients, records his stories, and forms a chronology of Dr. Farmer's many achievements. Paul Farmer was born in 1959 and raised in a middle class American household. His father was a hard worker and loved Paul but wasn't the type to proclaim his feelings. Paul's mother stayed home when their children were young and eventually went back to school to earn her bachelor's degree. Paul and his siblings (there were a total of six children) were raised in Massachusetts, Alabama, and in Florida in what ranged from a traditional home to a bus and, at one point, a boat. The Farmer family wasn't poor in a third world sense, but money was definitely tight. Life was an adventure. Paul graduated from high school and attended Duke...

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