Three Cups of Tea
One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time
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Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
Book DescriptionIn 1993, following a failed attempt to ascend K2, Greg Mortenson was inspired by a chance encounter with impoverished mountain villagers in Pakistan and promised to build them a school. From that rash, earnest promise grew one of the most incredible humanitarian campaigns of our time Mortenson s one-man mission to counteract extremism by building schools, especially for girls, throughout the breeding ground of the Taliban.Award-winning journalist David Oliver Relin has collaborated on this spellbinding account of Mortenson s incredible accomplishments in a region where Americans are often feared and hated. Over the following decade Mortenson built not just one but fifty-five schools. Three Cups of Tea is at once an unforgettable adventure and the inspiring story of how one man really is changing the world one school at a time. Make this your next book club selection and everyone saves. Get 15% off when you order 5 or more of this title for your book club.Simply enter the coupon code MORTENSONTHREE at checkout.This offer does not apply to eBook purchases. This offer applies to only one downloadable audio per purchase. Watch a Video "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780670034826
(243mm x 163mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Penguin USA
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Greg Mortenson
Stones into Schools, Paperback (March 2010)
Presents the author's extensive work in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after a massive earthquake hit the region in 2005. This book offers information on the unique ways he has built relationships with Islamic clerics, militia commanders, and tribal leaders even as he was dodging shootouts with feuding Afghan warlords.
Three Cups of Tea, Paperback (January 2010)» View all books by Greg Mortenson
One day Greg Mortenson set out to climb K2 - the world's second highest mountain - in honour of his younger sister, but when another member of his group fell ill, they turned around and Greg became lost in the mountains of Pakistan. He wandered into a poor village, where the chief and his people took him in.
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Author Biography - Greg Mortenson
Greg Mortenson is the director of the Central Asia Institute. A resident of Montana, he spends several months of the year in Pakistan and Afghanistan.David Oliver Relin is a contributing editor for Parade magazine and Skiing magazine. He has won more than forty national awards for his work as a writer and editor.
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