The Resource Mountains beyond mountains, Tracy Kidder, (electronic resource)

Mountains beyond mountains, Tracy Kidder, (electronic resource)

Label
Mountains beyond mountains
Title
Mountains beyond mountains
Statement of responsibility
Tracy Kidder
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tracy Kidder is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the author of several bestsellers. He has been described by the Baltimore sun as the "master of the non-fiction narrative." This powerful and inspiring audiobook shows how one person can make a difference, as Kidder tells the true story of a gifted man who is in love with the world and has set out to do all he can to cure it. At the center of Mountains beyond mountains stands Paul Farmer. Doctor, Harvard professor, renowned infectious-disease specialist, anthropologist, the recipient of a MacArthur "genius" grant, world-class Robin Hood, Farmer was brought up in a bus and on a boat, and in medical school found his life's calling: to diagnose and cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine to those who need them most. This magnificent book shows how radical change can be fostered in situations that seem insurmountable, and it also shows how a meaningful life can be created, as Farmer - brilliant, charismatic, charming, both a leader in international health and a doctor who finds time to make house calls in Boston and the mountains of Haiti - blasts through convention to get results
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kidder, Tracy
Dewey number
  • 610/.92
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
R154.F36
LC item number
K53 2003ab
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
PerformerNote
Read by Paul Michael
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Michael, Paul
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farmer, Paul
  • Physicians
  • Missionaries, Medical
  • Poor
  • Right to health
  • Human rights
Target audience
general
Label
Mountains beyond mountains, Tracy Kidder, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=67772C0B-8088-4BF9-8AFF-EA4D63EBFEBD
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 10:56:35
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780739349984
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)80906611
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 157304 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Mountains beyond mountains, Tracy Kidder, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=67772C0B-8088-4BF9-8AFF-EA4D63EBFEBD
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 10:56:35
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780739349984
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)80906611
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 157304 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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