RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 83299454 LA English T1 Three cups of tea : one man's mission to promote peace -- one school at a time A1 Mortenson, Greg., Relin, David Oliver., PB Penguin Books PP New York YR 2007 SN 9780143038252 0143038257 0670034827 9780670034826 AB 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, 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.