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Three Cups of Tea : One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations . . . One School at a Time
Three Cups of Tea One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations One School at a Time
Author: Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin
The inspiring account of one man’s campaign to build schools in the most dangerous, remote, and anti- American reaches of Asia — 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 ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780670034826
ISBN-10: 0670034827
Publication Date: 3/2/2006
Pages: 352
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 59 ratings
Publisher: Viking Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Audio CD
Members Wishing: 0
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jeepers avatar reviewed Three Cups of Tea : One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations . . . One School at a Time on + 35 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
This is the story of an amazing man and how one person can make a huge difference in the lives of thousands of people by following the guidance of his heart. Throughout the book and as I finished it I kept asking myself "What little thing can I do to change lives for the better?" I believe I have become more generous and compassionate as a result of reading this book. It is well written and reads like an adventure story (and that it is!). I would think young people would find this book inspiring and interesting, too.
Bonnie avatar reviewed Three Cups of Tea : One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations . . . One School at a Time on + 383 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Can one write a fair review without having finished a book?
Well, I couldn't finish it. Life is too fast...and I am getting so much older. I can't waste time on something that plods and plods, even if most of the reading world praises this book to heaven. I'll bet not a dang thing happened until past a third of the way, and by then, when things started moving--slowly--I said "enough."
He may be a wonderful man, but this book is awful.
reviewed Three Cups of Tea : One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations . . . One School at a Time on + 4 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
I could not finish this book although others have been inspired by it. Its continuous praise of this good man became very boring. Surely Mortenson is human and therefore imperfect. To me he seemed like the Fools step in type ... who could have done much better with his funds if he had thought more logically and planned better and taken more council from his management committee
Bonnie avatar reviewed Three Cups of Tea : One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations . . . One School at a Time on + 383 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This is the review I wrote for the hardcover. I'm trying to post the review for all versions. For this audio, I add: The reader added nothing, just nothing, to the story.
Can one write a fair review without having finished a book?
Well, I couldn't finish it. Life is too fast...and I am getting so much older. I can't waste time on something that plods and plods, even if most of the reading world praises this book to heaven. I'll bet not a dang thing happened until past a third of the way, and by then, when things started moving--slowly--I said "enough."
He may be a wonderful man, but this book is awful.
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reviewed Three Cups of Tea : One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations . . . One School at a Time on + 9 more book reviews
Wonderful, incredible story. Keeps your interest all the way through. Changed my views on a lot of things. Loved it!
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I read Three Cups of Tea after A Thousand Splendid Suns. For a humanitarian book about the importance of educating girls, it has lots of manly adventures: climbing K2, negotiating with Taliban thugs and tribal kidnappers, navigating corruption and outright thievery. Something for everyone--it will change the way you think of the Muslim world.
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You have to remind yourself it is a true story, one man made and making a real difference by just getting on with it. A book which teaches the reader a little bit about another country/religion/way of seeing life. I love that in a book, I enjoy broadening my knowledge while enjoying a good story.


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