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Tracy Kidder was educated at the University of Iowa and Harvard University. He served in the US Army in Vietnam. Kidder has garnered numerous literary awards including the Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction and the National Book Award for General Nonfiction both in 1982. He has also been honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 1990 and the Christopher Award, 1990. His publications include numerous nonfiction articles and short fiction for The Atlantic and other periodicals. Non-Fiction books include The Road to Yuba City, Doubleday, 1974; The Soul of a New Machine, Atlantic Monthly-Little Brown, 1981 for which he won a Pulitzer and a National Book Award; House, Houghton Mifflin, 1985; Old Friends, Houghton Mifflin, 1993; Home Town, Random House, 1999; Mountains Beyond Mountains, Random House, 2003; My Detachment, Random House, 2005; Strength in What Remains, Random House, 2009. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World… (more)
The Soul of A New Machine 2,531 copies, 49 reviews
Strength in What Remains 1,416 copies, 88 reviews
House 1,120 copies, 18 reviews
Among Schoolchildren 939 copies, 13 reviews
Home Town 736 copies, 15 reviews
Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction 423 copies, 31 reviews
Old Friends 378 copies, 11 reviews
My Detachment: A Memoir 257 copies, 10 reviews
A Truck Full of Money 200 copies, 11 reviews
The Best American Essays 1994 (Editor) 174 copies
Swan 1 copy
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