- Published: New York : Random House, 2003.
- Year Published: 2003
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: 317 p.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 1080
- 0812973011 (with readers guide):
- Farmer, Paul, -- 1959
- Physicians -- Biography.
- Missionaries, Medical -- Biography.
- Poor -- Medical care.
- Right to health care.
- Human rights.
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Call number: 921 Farmer, Paul
Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor, Pittsfield Adult, Traverwood Adult
This book is a very well done account of Paul Farmer's medical work in Haiti and elsewhere. It also does a great job of setting up the background on how PIH was established, as well as the basic beliefs that drive the foundation. Overall a great book for anyone who is interested in medical work in developing countries.
This was pretty interesting. Unfortunately, I lost the book in the midst of our move from apartment to house. The library is hugely overstocked of this title because it was the focus of the annual Read-A-Thon, so I have been able to renew it 52 times so far, avoiding any overdue fines.
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