From the book jacket: 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 timeGreg
Mortenson's one-man mission to counteract extremism by building schools,
especially for girls, throughout the breeding ground of the Taliban.
Comment: Three Cups of Tea is a truly inspiring story and also a very readable action-adventure! Many climbers have passed through the same areas of Pakistan as Mortenson, and made the same promises to the local people - to help them in some way or another; but the ...
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