Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson

Rp205.000

  •  Paperback
  • Page : 368 pages
  •  14 x 21.2 x 2.4 cm
  • Weight : 339.99g
  •  : 29 Jun 2009
  •  Penguin Books Ltd
  •  :London, United Kingdom
  •  English
  •  Repr.
  •  photos on 16 plates and 2 sketch maps.
  •  0141034262
  •  9780141034263

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Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson. Here we drink three cups of tea to do business; the first you are a stranger, the second you become a friend, and the third, you join our family, and for our family we are prepared to do anything – even die.’Haji Ali, Korphe Village Chief, Karakoram mountains, Pakistan In 1993, after a terrifying and disastrous attempt to climb K2, a mountaineer called Greg Mortenson drifted, cold and dehydrated, into an impoverished Pakistan village in the Karakoram Mountains. Moved by the inhabitants’ kindness, he promised to return and build a school. Three Cups of Tea is the story of that promise and its extraordinary outcome. Over the next decade Mortenson built not just one but fifty-five schools – especially for girls – in remote villages across the forbidding and breathtaking landscape of Pakistan and Afghanistan, just as the Taliban rose to power. His story is at once a riveting adventure and a testament to the power of the humanitarian spirit.

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