Stones Into Schools

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From the author of the phenomenal Nol bestseller Three Cups of Tea, the continuing story of this determined humanitarian’s efforts to promote peace through education.

In this dramatic story, Greg Mortenson picks up wliere Three Cups of Tea left off in 2003, recounting his ongoing efforts to establish schools for girls in Afghanistan: his extraordinary work in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after a massive earthquake hit the region in 2005 and the unique ways he has built relationships with Islamic derics militia commanders and tribal leaders, even as he was dodging shoot-outs with feuding Afghan warlords and surviving an eight-day armed abduction by the Taliban.

For the first time he shares his broader vision to promote peace through education and literacy woven together with the many fascinating personal stories of the people who have been involved in this remarkable EWO-decade humanitarian effort.

PRAISE FOR THREE CUPS OF TEA:

‘The story of a great humanitarian achievement’ –The Times

‘Has done more to advance US interests in the [Pakistan) region than the entire military and foreign policy apparatus of the Bush

administration’ –The New York Times

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From the author of the phenomenal Nol bestseller Three Cups of Tea, the continuing story of this determined humanitarian’s efforts to promote peace through education.

In this dramatic story, Greg Mortenson picks up wliere Three Cups of Tea left off in 2003, recounting his ongoing efforts to establish schools for girls in Afghanistan: his extraordinary work in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after a massive earthquake hit the region in 2005 and the unique ways he has built relationships with Islamic derics militia commanders and tribal leaders, even as he was dodging shoot-outs with feuding Afghan warlords and surviving an eight-day armed abduction by the Taliban.

For the first time he shares his broader vision to promote peace through education and literacy woven together with the many fascinating personal stories of the people who have been involved in this remarkable EWO-decade humanitarian effort.

PRAISE FOR THREE CUPS OF TEA:

‘The story of a great humanitarian achievement’ –The Times

‘Has done more to advance US interests in the [Pakistan) region than the entire military and foreign policy apparatus of the Bush

administration’ –The New York Times

Mike Bryan

 

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