Oct 27

San Diego Common Reading Discussion

San Diego Common Reading Discussion

Saturday, October 27th, 2007
1:00 pm / San Diego

The San Diego Carleton Club

Common Reading Discussion 2007

Saturday, October 27, 2007

Potluck lunch at noon, discussion to begin at 1 p.m.

at the home of Candace Kohl ’69

Join the San Diego Carleton Club in reading this year’s Common Reading Book

Selection, Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder.

“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.” (see excerpt, author information and reviews at


Look for the Carleton balloons!

Please bring a lunch item to share. Beverages and paper goods will be provided. Please RSVP by October 15 to Rachel Carpenter ’02.

Sponsored by San Diego Carleton Club. Contact: Rachel L. Carpenter