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    DescriptionWith the first cup of tea, you are a stranger. With the second ...a friend. With the third cup of tea, you are family. One day Greg Mortenson set out to climb K2 - the world's second highest mountain - in honour of his younger sister, but things went wrong and Greg became lost. He wandered into a poor village, where the chief and his people took him in. Moved by their kindness, Greg promised to return and build a school for the children. This is the remarkable story of how Greg built not one but more than sixty schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan, and how he has dedicated his life to promoting literacy, peace and understanding.

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    Three Cups of Tea
    Young reader's edition
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Greg Mortenson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    ISBN 13: 9780142414125
    ISBN 10: 0142414123

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    Ingram Theme: CULT/ASIAN
    B&T Book Type: JN
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    Ingram Subject Code: YB
    Libri: I-YB
    BISAC V2.8: JNF007000, JNF038020, JNF007110
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    BISAC V2.8: JNF038080
    B&T Approval Code: X01300000
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    DC22: 371.82209549
    LC classification: LC2330 .T47 2009
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    Thema V1.0: YNM
    Edition statement
    Young reader\'s ed
    Illustrations note
    2 x 8pp full colour photo insets
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Puffin Books
    Publication date
    07 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Greg Mortenson is the co-founder of the non-profit organizations, the Central Asia Institute and Pennies for Peace (www.penniesforpeace.org). He has established many schools in rural and often volatile regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan, and has survived an armed kidnapping, endured CIA investigations and overcome death threats from fellow Americans for helping Muslim children receive an education. While not overseas, Greg lives in Montana, USA with his family. Visit www.gregmortenson.com for more information.
    Review quote
    Greg Mortensons dangerous and difficult quest . . . is not only a thrilling read, its proof that one ordinary person, with the right combination of character and determination, really can change the world. (Tom Brokaw)