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Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder graduated from Harvard and studied at the University of Iowa. He has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Award, and many other literary prizes. The author of Mountains Beyond Mountains, My Detachment, Home Town, Old Friends, Among Schoolchildren, House, and The Soul of a New Machine, Kidder lives in Massachusetts and Maine.

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Good Prose
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2013
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8215-2 (0-8129-8215-0)

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






Good Prose
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd
Random House | Hardcover | January 2013
$26.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6975-0 (1-4000-6975-0)

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






Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French
Ember | Trade Paperback | April 2014
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-385-74319-8 (0-385-74319-X)

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 global scale. Farmer focuses his attention on some...

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Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French
Delacorte Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | April 2013
$16.99/18.99(Canada) | 978-0-385-74318-1 (0-385-74318-1)

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 global scale. Farmer focuses his attention on some...

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Mountains Beyond Mountains
Written by Tracy Kidder
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2004
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7301-3 (0-8129-7301-1)

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






Mountains Beyond Mountains
Written by Tracy Kidder
Random House | Hardcover | September 2003
$30.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-50616-1 (0-375-50616-0)

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






Mountains Beyond Mountains
Written by Tracy Kidder
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2009
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8055-4 (0-8129-8055-7)

This compelling and inspiring book, now in a deluxe paperback edition, shows how one person can work wonders. In Mountains Beyond Mountains, Pulitzer Prize—winning author Tracy Kidder tells the true story of a gifted man who loves the world and has set out to do all he can to cure it.

In... Read more






My Detachment
Written by Tracy Kidder
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | October 2006
$13.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7616-8 (0-8129-7616-9)

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






Strength in What Remains
Written by Tracy Kidder
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2010
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7761-5 (0-8129-7761-0)

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 the United States from Burundi in search of a new life. Having survived a... Read more





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