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C’est à l’école de médecine que Paul Farmer a découvert sa vocation: soigner les maladies infectieuses et apporter les fabuleuses ressources de la médecine moderne à ceux qui en ont le plus besoin. Son histoire nous amène de Harvard jusqu’en Haïti, en passant par le Pérou, Cuba, la Russie. On y…read more

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Computers have changed since 1981, when Tracy Kidder memorably recorded the drama, comedy, and excitement of one companys efforts to bring a new microcomputer to market. What has not changed is the feverish pace of the high-tech industry, the go-for-broke approach to business that has caused so…read more

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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where a young freelance…read more

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My Detachment is a war story like none you have ever read before, an unromanticized portrait of a young man coming of age in the controversial war that defined a generation. In an astonishingly honest, comic, and moving account of his tour of duty in Vietnam, master storyteller Tracy Kidder writes…read more

Old Friends

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May 20, 2014

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Ninety-year-old Lou quit school after the eighth grade, worked for the rest of his life, and stayed with the same woman for nearly seventy years. Seventy-two-year-old Joe was chief probation officer in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, holds a law degree, and has faced the death of a son and the raising…read more

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Amahoro nennen die Menschen in Burundi eine Zeit des Friedens, wenn Menschen sich noch wie Menschen verhalten. Nach Amahoro sehnt sich auch der junge Afrikaner Deogratias, als er in Ruanda auf den Flieger nach New York wartet. Er landet mit dem Wenigen, was er auf dem Leib trägt, schläft im…read more

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BONUS: This edition contains a Strength in What Remains discussion guide. In Strength in What Remains , Tracy Kidder gives us the story of one man’s inspiring American journey and of the ordinary people who helped him, providing brilliant testament to the power of second chances. Deo arrives in…read more

Home Town

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September 5, 2012

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In this splendid book, one of America's masters of nonfiction takes us home--into Hometown, U.S.A., the town of Northampton, Massachusetts, and into the extraordinary, and the ordinary, lives that people live there. As Tracy Kidder reveals how, beneath its amiable surface, a small town is a place…read more

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Tracy Kidder's critically acclaimed adult nonfiction work, Mountains Beyond Mountains has been adapted for young people by Michael French. In this young adult edition, readers are introduced to Dr. Paul Farmer, a Harvard-educated doctor with a self-proclaimed mission to transform healthcare on a…read more

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C’est à l’école de médecine que Paul Farmer a découvert sa vocation: soigner les maladies infectieuses et apporter les fabuleuses ressources de la médecine moderne à ceux qui en ont le plus besoin. Son histoire nous amène de Harvard jusqu’en Haïti, en passant par le Pérou, Cuba, la Russie. On y…read more

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Tracy Kidder is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the author of the bestsellers The Soul of a New Machine , House , Among Schoolchildren , and Home Town . He has been described by the Baltimore Sun as the “master of the non-fiction narrative.” This powerful and inspiring new book shows how one…read more

House

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October 15, 1999

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Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.read more