Annotations for Three Cups of Tea : One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism And Build Nations … One School at a Time


Baker & Taylor
Traces how the author, having been rescued and resuscitated by Himalayan villagers after a failed attempt to climb K2, worked to build schools that would benefit the young girls who were forbidden an education by Taliban restrictions.

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Ingram Book Company
The inspiring account of one man's campaign to build schools in the most dangerous, remote, and anti-American reaches of Asia.

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Ingram Publishing Services
The inspiring account of one man's campaign to build schools in the most dangerous, remote, and anti-American reaches of Asia.


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Ingram Publishing Services
In 1993 Greg Mortenson was the exhausted survivor of a failed attempt to ascend K2, an American climbing bum wandering emaciated and lost through Pakistan's Karakoram Himalaya. After he was taken in and nursed back to health by the people of an impoverished Pakistani village, Mortenson promised to return one day and build them a school. From that rash, earnest promise grew one of the most incredible humanitarian campaigns of our time--Greg 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. In pursuit of his goal, Mortenson has survived kidnapping, fatwas issued by enraged mullahs, repeated death threats, and wrenching separations from his wife and children. But his success speaks for itself. At last count, his Central Asia Institute had built fifty-five schools. Three Cups of Tea is at once an unforgettable adventure and the inspiring true story of how one man really is changing the world--one school at a time.

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Tantor Press
The inspiring account of one man's campaign to build schools in the most dangerous, remote, and anti-American reaches of Asia.

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