Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations-- One School at a Time
In 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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - engpunk77 - LibraryThing
I did enjoy this one and would recommend it to ANY adult over the adult version which was wordy & tedious. This gave me all of the information I needed. I hadn't realized that his scope went beyond ... Read full review
Review: Three Cups of Tea: Young Reader's EditionUser Review - Ashley - Goodreads
This book was a page-turner. I enjoyed reading a feel good story that seemed to flow well, and it was a true story! Now, I did Google Greg Mortenson about half-way through my book, and I read the ... Read full review
INTRODUCTION In Mr MORTENSONS ORBIT
The Wrong Side of the River
Progress and Perfection
580 Letters One Check
Rawalpindis Rooftops at Dusk
Hard Way Home
A Smile Should Be More Than a Memory
mortenson in motion
Red Velvet Box
Cherry Trees in the Sand
A Village Called New York
Tea with the Taliban
Beaten by the Braldu
The People Have Spoken
Haji Alis Lesson
The Enemy Is Ignorance
Stones into Schools