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Three cups of tea : one man's mission to promote peace ... one school at a time

Author: Greg Mortenson; David Oliver Relin; Patrick G Lawlor
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Ct.] : Tantor Media, ℗2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three Cups of Tea traces Mortenson's decade-long odyssey to build school (especially for girls), throughout the region that gave birth to the Taliban and sanctuary to Al Qaeda. While he wages war with the root causes of terrorism - poverty and ignorance - Mortenson must survive kidnapping, fatwas issued by enraged mullahs, death threats from Americans who consider him a traitor, and wrenching separations from his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Greg Mortenson; Greg Mortenson
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Mortenson; David Oliver Relin; Patrick G Lawlor
ISBN: 1400132517 9781400132515 9781400102518 1400102510
OCLC Number: 71198640
Notes: Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Patrick Lawlor.
Awards: Kiriyama prize winner.
Description: 11 audio discs (13 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact disc-digital audio.
Contents: Mr. Mortenson's orbit --
Failure --
Wrong side of the river --
"Progress and perfection" --
Self-storage --
580 letters, one check --
Rawalpindi's rooftops at dusk --
Hard way home --
Beaten by the braldu --
People have spoken --
Building bridges --
Six days --
Haji Ali's lesson --
"Smile should be more than a memory" --
Equilibrium --
Mortenson in motion --
Red velvet box --
Cherry trees in the sand --
Shrouded figure --
Village called New York --
Tea with the Taliban --
Rumsfeld's shoes --
"Enemy is ignorance" --
Stones into schools --
Acknowledgments.
Other Titles: One man's mission to promote peace ... one school at a time
Responsibility: Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin ; read by Patrick Lawlor.

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Three Cups of Tea traces Mortenson's decade-long odyssey to build school (especially for girls), throughout the region that gave birth to the Taliban and sanctuary to Al Qaeda. While he wages war with the root causes of terrorism - poverty and ignorance - Mortenson must survive kidnapping, fatwas issued by enraged mullahs, death threats from Americans who consider him a traitor, and wrenching separations from his family.

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