Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... Once School at a Time (Paperback)
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DescriptionThe astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to use education to combat terrorism in the Taliban's backyard. Anyone who despairs of the individual's power to change lives has to read the story of Greg Mortenson, a homeless mountaineer who, following a 1993 climb of Pakistan's treacherous K2, was inspired by a chance encounter with impoverished mountain villagers and promised to build them a school. Over the next decade he built fifty-five schools - especially for girls - that offer a balanced education in one of the most isolated and dangerous regions on earth. As it chronicles Mortenson's quest, which has brought him into conflict with both enraged Islamists and uncomprehending Americans, Three Cups of Tea combines adventure with a celebration of the humanitarian spirit.
- Published: 01 February 2007
- Format: Paperback 349 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780143038252 ISBN 10: 0143038257
- Sales rank: 6,607
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Reviews for Three Cups of Tea
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An absolutely riveting read. Inspiring, Eye Opening, Thought Provoking.A book that every educator Must read. Empowering girls through Education is the long term answer to a more peaceful and successful society. by Natasha.Pinto