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WGBH Forum Network; Tout Moun Se Moun

05/10/2006

Tout Moun Se Moun Tracy Kidder, writer, 1982 Pulitzer Prize In his book Mountains Beyond Mountains, Tracy Kidder chronicles the work of Dr. Paul Farmer, a renowned infectious-disease specialist whose life's calling is to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine to those who need them most. Guided by the Haitian Creole saying "Tout Moun Se Moun" (we're all human beings), Farmer demonstrated that radical change could be fostered in situations that seem insurmountable. Tracy Kidder has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Award among other literary prizes. The author of The Soul of a New Machine, House, Among School Children, Old Friends, Home Town, and My Detachment, Kidder lives in Massachusetts and Maine.


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WGBH Forum Network
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Tout Moun Se Moun
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3093

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TOUT MOUN SE MOUN TRACY KIDDER, WRITER, 1982 PULITZER PRIZE

IN HIS BOOK MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS, TRACY KIDDER CHRONICLES THE WORK OF DR. PAUL FARMER, A RENOWNED INFECTIOUS-DISEASE SPECIALIST WHOSE LIFE'S CALLING IS TO BRING THE LIFESAVING TOOLS OF MODERN MEDICINE TO THOSE WHO NEED THEM MOST. GUIDED BY THE HAITIAN CREOLE SAYING "TOUT MOUN SE MOUN" (WE'RE ALL HUMAN BEINGS), FARMER DEMONSTRATED THAT RADICAL CHANGE COULD BE FOSTERED IN SITUATIONS THAT SEEM INSURMOUNTABLE. TRACY KIDDER HAS WON THE PULITZER PRIZE, THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD AND THE ROBERT F. KENNEDY AWARD AMONG OTHER LITERARY PRIZES. THE AUTHOR OF THE SOUL OF A NEW MACHINE, HOUSE, AMONG SCHOOL CHILDREN, OLD FRIENDS, HOME TOWN, AND MY DETACHMENT, KIDDER LIVES IN MASSACHUSETTS AND MAINE.

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Chicago: “WGBH Forum Network; Tout Moun Se Moun,” 05/10/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B81B423C3C6B4E5996D6DC5313F4AE07.
MLA: “WGBH Forum Network; Tout Moun Se Moun.” 05/10/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B81B423C3C6B4E5996D6DC5313F4AE07>.
APA: WGBH Forum Network; Tout Moun Se Moun. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B81B423C3C6B4E5996D6DC5313F4AE07
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