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The Resource Three cups of tea : one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations-- one school at a time, Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

Three cups of tea : one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations-- one school at a time, Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

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Three cups of tea : one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations-- one school at a time
Title
Three cups of tea
Title remainder
one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations-- one school at a time
Statement of responsibility
Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One man's campaign to build schools in the most dangerous, remote, and anti-American reaches of Asia: in 1993 Greg Mortenson was an American mountain-climbing bum wandering emaciated and lost through Pakistan's Karakoram. After he was taken in and nursed back to health by the people of a Pakistani village, he 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--Mortenson's one-man mission to counteract extremism by building schools, especially for girls, throughout the breeding ground of the Taliban. In a region where Americans are often feared and hated, he has survived kidnapping, fatwas issued by enraged mullahs, 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.--From publisher description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
371.82209549
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
LC2330
LC item number
.M67 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Three cups of tea : one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations-- one school at a time, Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm61859864
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
338 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670034826
Lccn
2005043466
Other control number
9780670034826
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i0670034827
  • a744235
Label
Three cups of tea : one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations-- one school at a time, Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Publication
Control code
ocm61859864
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
338 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670034826
Lccn
2005043466
Other control number
9780670034826
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i0670034827
  • a744235

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