Written by Tracy Kidder, Mountains Beyond Mountains focuses on the quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, an infectious disease specialist, who still strives to diagnose and cure infectious diseases in such places as Haiti, Cuba, Peru, and Russia.
"Voodoo is playing a central role in helping Haitians cope with their unthinkable tragedy. Outside of Haitian culture, few know what Voodoo is. Elizabeth McAlister, a Voodoo expert at Wesleyan University, says at its core, the philosophy is really pretty simple."
Voodoo Scene from Haiti
Voodoo scenes from Haiti. Author: Fritz Rudolf Loewa, taken May 11, 2011. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Voodoo_scenes_from_Haiti_%282%29.jpg