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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One… (2006 original; edició 2007)

de Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin

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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.… (més)
Membre:christineanne
Títol:Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time
Autors:Greg Mortenson
Altres autors:David Oliver Relin
Informació:Penguin (Non-Classics) (2007), Paperback, 368 pages
Col·leccions:La teva biblioteca
Valoració:****
Etiquetes:No n'hi ha cap

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Tres tasses de te : la missió d'un home per promoure la pau-- una escola per a aquest temps de Greg Mortenson (2006)

  1. 40
    Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide de Nicholas D. Kristof (rosylibrarian)
  2. 40
    Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal de Conor Grennan (TooBusyReading)
  3. 62
    Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way de Jon Krakauer (BookWallah, TooBusyReading)
    BookWallah: Are you willing to hear the other side of this story... warning this is not pretty.
    TooBusyReading: I think it is important to read both sides of the story.
  4. 63
    Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan de Greg Mortenson (Furu, BookWallah, coclimber)
    BookWallah: If you are one of the few people in the USA that missed Greg's first (Three Cups of Tea) book you should make amends and rush to read this one.
  5. 31
    La Febre del cim : crònica d'una tragèdia a l'Everest de Jon Krakauer (SqueakyChu)
    SqueakyChu: Both books contain personal accounts of experiences in the highest moutains of the world.
  6. 20
    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope de William Kamkwamba (cmbohn)
    cmbohn: Both talk about how education changes lives for the better and how any sacrifice is worth it to receive an education.
  7. 31
    Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books de Azar Nafisi (spacepotatoes)
  8. 21
    Mountains beyond Mountains de Tracy Kidder (Pferdina, cee2, Othemts)
  9. 10
    Right of Thirst de Frank Huyler (spacepotatoes)
  10. 10
    Monique and the Mango Rains de Kris Holloway (kelleykl)
  11. 10
    Coppola: A Pediatric Surgeon in Iraq de Chris Coppola (jlink)
  12. 00
    Outcasts United: A Refugee Team, an American Town de Warren St. John (JGoto)
    JGoto: Inspirational account of a young woman reaching refugee boys through soccer.
  13. 00
    Seasons of Sand de Ernst Aebi (Scotland)
  14. 00
    Nine Hills to Nambonkaha: Two Years in the Heart of an African Village de Sarah Erdman (bookwoman247)
    bookwoman247: Both books are humanitarian in nature, and both offer glimpses of Non-Western cultures.
  15. 11
    Mornings in Jenin de Susan Abulhawa (cougar_c)
    cougar_c: From one middle east country to the another - what "Three Cups of Tea" and "Mornings in Jenin" have in common is they show the human side of people trapped in a conflict.
  16. 02
    A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush de Eric Newby (Othemts)
  17. 02
    Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle de Dervla Murphy (Othemts)
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Not many American have their photos hanging in taxis in Afghanistan or Pakistan, unless it's used for target practice, I imagine. But the author, who has embarked on a (dare I use the word?) crusade to raise money and build schools in those Countries, is probably the sole exception. His efforts, begun as a thank you for a village who helped him regain his health after a climbing incident in Pakistan, has resulted in dozens of schools being built where none existed before. His mission to educate young women, in the local ways without imposing a western or Christian curriculum, is laudable, and this book describing his story is an inspiring story.

The downside is the follow-up book by Jon Krakauer, "Three Cups of Deceit", in which Krakauer details financial improprieties by Mortenson, as well as explaining that many of the most dramatic stories in "Three Cups of Tea", those which make the story so compelling, were totally fabricated. Those invented stories make for a compelling book, however it becomes a letdown to find out that Mortenson diverts so much of the donated money to his personal use rather than for the students he purports to support. ( )
  rsutto22 | Jul 15, 2021 |
I would rather give this book 3.5 stars. I felt the writing was cold and impersonal for most of the book but respectful of the people it characterized. I love Greg's mission in life and can relate to him on that level which is why his passion resonated with me so much. This is a fair book. Not spectacular but worth reading if only to educate oneself on the state of education in Pakistan. ( )
  Tosta | Jul 5, 2021 |
I'd been meaning to read this for a long time before I heard it was more fiction than non-fiction. I was sorry I hadn't read it before because you can't unhear that type of accusation as you read it. So I guess I need to review it with that in mind. The story at times seems both improbable and impossible in places, and has Mortenson as a non-stop force of goodness, which reads as a bit of glossy, shiny hyperbole. That he should be in the running Nobel Peace Prize must have been brought up at least 4 times in the narrative.

I have not read/heard the specific accusations against him and the book, but I thought that it was a well-meant effort, and what he did or purported to have done in the book as a wonderful thing. The part I found so hard to believe after having traveled to similar parts of the world, is that anyone could accomplish even half of what is written in this book. With all the bureaucracy and inconveniences that would arise.

But if he did accomplish even half of it (and I think he prob has) hats off to him and thanks for making the world a slightly better place.
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  curious_squid | Apr 5, 2021 |
3.5*
This was and interested viewpoint on what things are like in the Middle East for those who are less fortunate than first world countries. I'm in awe of what Greg Mortenson has done and continues to do for the villages of people throughout Pakistan. I had a difficult time following who certain people were due to the cultural and language differences but otherwise I found the story interesting and inspiring. ( )
  courty4189 | Mar 24, 2021 |
Good, but I later heard that Greg was a real slime bag, and didn't do what he said he did. ( )
  SueWyman | Feb 19, 2021 |
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This is a wonderful book that gives the reader an unprecedented and very personal insight into a people that I had no knowledge of before reading it.
afegit per mikeg2 | editaWaterBridge Reviews, Alma Lee (Mar 20, 2007)
 
Captivating and suspenseful, with engrossing accounts of both hostilities and unlikely friendships, this book will win many readers' hearts.
afegit per Shortride | editaPublishers Weekly
 
"The story of how this happened is a cliffhanger as well as an first-hand introduction to the people and places of a region little understood by most Americans. The subtitle, "One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations . . . One School at a Time," underscores the motivation behind his work."
afegit per cvosshans | editaBookBrowse, Washington Times - Ann Geracimos
 
"Answering by delivering what his country will not, Mortenson is "fighting the war on terror the way I think it should be conducted," Relin writes. This inspiring, adventure-filled book makes that case admirably."
afegit per Shortride | editaKirkus Review
 

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to Irvin "Dempsey" Mortenson, Barry "Barrel" Bishop and Lloyd Henry Relin for showing us the way, while you were here
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The little red light had been flashing for five minutes before Bhangoo paid it any attention. "The fuel gages on these old aircraft are notoriously unreliable," Brigadier General Bhangoo, one of Pakistan's most experienced high-altitude pilots, said, tapping. I wasn't sure if that was meant to make me feel better.
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The only way we can defeat terrorism is if people in this country where terrorists exist learn to respect and love Americans...and if we can respect and love these people here. What's the difference between them becoming a productive local citizen or a terrorist? I think the key is education.
Your President Bush has done a wonderful job of uniting one billion Muslims against America for the next two hundred years. (Pakastani Brigadier General Bashir Baz)
Osama, baah!...The enemy is ignorance. The only way to defeat it is to build relationships with these people, to draw them into the modern world with education and business. Otherwise the fight will go on forever. (Pakastani Brigadier General Bashir Baz)
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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.

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