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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
by Greg Mortenson

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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson Overview

The inspiring account of one man's campaign to build schools in the most dangerous, remote, and anti-American reaches of Asia. In April 2011, the CBS documentary "60 Minutes" called into question Greg Mortenson's work. The program alleged inaccuracies in Three Cups of Tea and its sequel, Stones into Schools as well as financial improprieties in the operation of Mortenson's The inspiring account of one man's campaign to build schools in the most dangerous, remote, and anti-American reaches of Asia. In April 2011, the CBS documentary "60 Minutes" called into question Greg Mortenson's work. The program alleged inaccuracies in Three Cups of Tea and its sequel, Stones into Schools as well as financial improprieties in the operation of Mortenson's Central Asia Institute. Questions were also raised about Mortenson's claim that he got lost near K2 and ended up in Korphe; that he was captured by the Taliban in 1996; the number of schools the CAI claimed to have built and whether CAI funds had been used appropriately for Mortenson's book tours. View the broadcast. Jon Krakauer, who had supported the CAI to the tune of $75,000, also questioned Mortenson's accounts and released his allegations in a lengthy article titled Three Cups of Deceit

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About Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time Description

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’ (www.threecupsoftea.com) which has sold 3 million copies, been published in 39 countries, and a New York Times bestseller for three years since its January 2007 release, and Time Magazine Asia Book of The Year. Mortenson’s new book, Stones Into Scho

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Original Title Three Cups of Tea ISBN 0143038257 (ISBN13: 9780143038252 ) Edition Language English Characters Greg Mortenson, Syed Abbas, Ali, Sarah Bishop setting (Pakistan) Literary Awards Dayton Literary Peace Prize for NonFiction (Runner-up) (2007), Puddly Award for Nonfiction (2010), Montana Honor Book (2006), Kiriyama Prize for Nonfiction (2007), One Book One San Diego (2008) (66)