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Chinese edition of Three Cups of Tea. The author, an avid mountain climber, was injured climbing the K2. He was rescued and nursed by the locals. ...Show synopsisChinese edition of Three Cups of Tea. The author, an avid mountain climber, was injured climbing the K2. He was rescued and nursed by the locals. During his recovery, he learned of his sister's premature death. These two events prompted him to rethink his life, and he decided to build a school for the children of this poor village. This memoir chronicles how what began as a return for kindness turned into a passion. In Traditional Chinese.Hide synopsis
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations One School at a Time (Tantor Media) – Audiobook CD (2006)
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Patrick Girard Lawlor (Read by)
Audiobook CD, Tantor Media 2006
ISBN: 1400102510 ISBN-13: 9781400102518
The inspiring account of one man's campaign to build schools in the most dangerous, remote, and anti-American reaches of Asia.The inspiring account of one man's campaign to build schools in the most dangerous, remote, and anti-American reaches of Asia.Hide
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Now this is what I call 'finding your calling'! The book is inspiring in that it shows what we can do if we try, how ignorance and lack of opportunity can be better fought by education than war and how all Muslims aren't terrorists. The writing is OK for the genre, but not great. Most importantly, the ...
We cannot all be heroes like Greg Mortenson, but perhaps we can be inspired to play our own small parts and do what we CAN. I was so uplifted by this man's determination and courage to get to the heart of international relations: Education not bombs; Understanding not fear and hatred.
This was a book club pick for us. The book prompted quite a bit of discussion amongst our group so I think it would be a good choice for book clubs everywhere. Mortenson is an admirable character--one which I wish I could emulate but I tend to be too pragmatic in life, and Mortenson is definitely not ...
Greg Mortenson might have felt like a failure, but there are few people on earth who even *could* have done what he has done so far (let alone those who *would*). There were parts where I was brought to tears. If there is a way to achieve peace with Pakistan, Afghanistan, then this is definitely the ...
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