9780803733923

Three Cups of Tea: Young Readers Edition One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time

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  • ISBN13:

    9780803733923

  • ISBN10:

    0803733925

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/22/2009
  • Publisher: Dial
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Summary

This young readers' edition of the worldwide bestseller Three Cups of Tea has been specially adapted and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up-to-date. It includes brand-new photos, maps, and illustrations, as well as a special afterword by Greg's twelve-year-old daughter, Amira, who has traveled with her father as an advocate for the Pennies for Peace program for children.

Author Biography

Greg Mortenson is the co-founder of nonprofit Central Asia Institute, Pennies For Peace, and co-author of New York Times bestseller Three Cups of Tea which was Time Magazine Asia Book of the Year. Mortenson has established over 61 schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan, which provide education to over 25,000 children. He survived an eightday armed kidnapping, escaped a fi refight with feuding Afghan warlords, has overcome two fatwehs, endured CIA investigations, and also received hate mail and death threats from fellow Americans for helping Muslim children with education. While not overseas half the year, Mortenson lives in Bozeman, Montana, with his wife, Dr. Tara Bishop, a clinical psychologist, and two children.

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