The subject of this book, Dr. Paul Farmer and his work with the poor in Haiti (and other places), are interesting, moving, and enlightening. The writer does a good job of asking the hard questions that the reader wants to have asked, while maintaining a basically sympathetic approach. The narration is very well done-you forget you're listening to a professional voice actor. You only hear the author, an old Haitian woman, or a Russian doctor. You'll learn some things from this book. Can one person make a difference? Read this one and find out.
So far, this has been the book I've enjoyed most from Audible. The story is very interesting and the narration is, as others have mentioned, excellent. For some reason, I thought it would be easier to listen to non-fiction and thought I'd save the novels for reading (not listening). However, this book convinced me otherwise and now I seem to go with novels more often. If you're even the slightest bit interested in this book (as I guess you are or you wouldn't be reading this), I highly recommend you download it and enjoy!
This is a very interesting book about the underground worlds of marijuana, illegal farm workers, and the pornography industry. You'll hear some firsthand examples of how our government has stuck its nose into places that are not its business, and also how the collusion of agribusiness, economic forces, and crony capitalism (yes, it happens in the USA too!), haven't always resulted in the greatest good for the greatest number of people.
Author's narration is good, if not exceptional. Highly recommended.
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