Three Cups Of Tea

Three Cups Of Tea
Author : Greg Mortenson
Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages : 368
Release : 2008-01-03
ISBN 10 : 9780141917948
ISBN 13 : 0141917946
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Three Cups Of Tea Book Description:

'Here we drink three cups of tea to do business; the first you are a stranger, the second you become a friend, and the third, you join our family, and for our family we are prepared to do anything even die. Haji Ali, Korphe Village Chief, Karakoram mountains, Pakistan In 1993, after a terrifying and disastrous attempt to climb K2, a mountaineer called Greg Mortenson drifted, cold and dehydrated, into an impoverished Pakistan village in the Karakoram Mountains. Moved by the inhabitants' kindness, he promised to return and build a school. Three Cups of Tea is the story of that promise and its extraordinary outcome. Over the next decade Mortenson built not just one but fifty-five schools especially for girls in remote villages across the forbidding and breathtaking landscape of Pakistan and Afghanistan, just as the Taliban rose to power. His story is at once a riveting adventure and a testament to the power of the humanitarian spirit.

Three Cups of Tea Young Readers Edition

Three Cups of Tea  Young Readers Edition
Author : Greg Mortenson
Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 240
Release : 2009-01-22
ISBN 10 : 9781101015216
ISBN 13 : 1101015217
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Three Cups of Tea Young Readers Edition Book Description:

This young readers edition of the worldwide bestseller Three Cups of Tea has been specially adapted for younger readers and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up to date for the present. Includes new photos and illustrations, as well as a special interview 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.

Three Cups of Tea

Three Cups of Tea
Author : Greg Mortenson
Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages : 240
Release : 2010-01-07
ISBN 10 : 9780141329000
ISBN 13 : 0141329009
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Three Cups of Tea Book Description:

One day Greg Mortenson set out to climb K2 - the world's second highest mountain - in honour of his younger sister, but when another member of his group fell ill, they turned around and Greg became lost in the mountains of Pakistan. He wandered into a poor village, where the chief and his people took him in. Moved by their kindness, Greg promised to return and build a school for the children. This is the remarkable story of how, against all the odds, Greg built not only one but more than sixty schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan, and how he dedicated his life to establishing literacy and peace, and understanding.

Three Cups of Deceit

Three Cups of Deceit
Author : Jon Krakauer
Publisher : Anchor
Total Pages : 128
Release : 2018-05-02
ISBN 10 : 9780525565130
ISBN 13 : 0525565132
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Three Cups of Deceit Book Description:

Greg Mortenson, the bestselling author of Three Cups of Tea, is a man who has built a global reputation as a selfless humanitarian and children’s crusader, and he’s been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. But, as bestselling author Jon Krakauer demonstrates in this extensively researched and penetrating book, he is not all that he appears to be. Based on wide-ranging interviews with former employees, board members, and others who have intimate knowledge of Mortenson and his charity, the Central Asia Institute, Three Cups of Deceit uncovers multiple layers of deception behind Mortenson’s public image. Was his crusade really inspired by a desire to repay the kindness of villagers who nursed him back to health when he became lost on his descent down K2? Was he abducted and held for eight days by the Taliban? Has his charity built all of the schools that he has claimed? This book is a passionately argued plea for the truth, and a tragic tale of good intentions gone very wrong. 100% of Jon Krakauer’s proceeds from the sale of Three Cups of Deceit will be donated to the “Stop Girl Trafficking” project at the American Himalayan Foundation (www.himalayan-foundation.org/live/project/stopgirltrafficking).

Three Cups of Tea

Three Cups of Tea
Author :
Publisher : BMI Educational Services
Total Pages :
Release : 2011-08
ISBN 10 : 9781609336035
ISBN 13 : 1609336038
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Three Cups of Tea Book Description:

Quicklet on Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin s Three Cups of Tea

Quicklet on Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin s Three Cups of Tea
Author : Tyler Lacoma
Publisher : Hyperink Inc
Total Pages : 28
Release : 2012-02-29
ISBN 10 : 9781614641513
ISBN 13 : 161464151X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Quicklet on Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin s Three Cups of Tea Book Description:

ABOUT THE BOOK Haji Ali taught me to share three cups of tea, to slow down and make building relationships as important as building projects. Three Cups of Tea was written by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin in 2006 in order to raise awareness concerning efforts to build schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan. The story centers on Mortenson’s own evolution from a penniless mountain climber to a world-renowned humanitarian. During his descent from a failed attempt at climbing K2, Mortenson gets lost in the Karakoram region of Pakistan. He ends up in the small town of Korphe, where he vows to build a school for its children. Although it takes years for Mortenson to build the promised school in Korphe, following its eventual completion, he begins work on new schools in other towns. MEET THE AUTHOR Lacey Kohlmoos is a writer, traveler and lover of the arts. After graduating from the University of Virginia with a BA in Drama & the Studies of Women and Gender, the only thing she knew for sure was that she wanted to travel. So, she embarked on a 10 1⁄2 month round-the-world trip, then traveled to Costa Rica where she spent one year teaching elementary school English in a small mountain town. Throughout her two years of travels, she's always kept a blog. EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK Once the Korphe school is complete, Mortenson feels as though his work is just beginning. Looking for adventure, as well as a new place to build schools, he travels to Waziristan. There he is kidnapped and held for eight days before being released unharmed. This turn of events leads to Mortenson’s decision to focus first on building schools in Baltistan, the area of Pakistan with which he is most familiar. Upon returning home from Pakistan, Mortenson is reminded that time doesn’t stand still during his absences: Tara gives birth to a baby girl and Hoerni is on his deathbed. Before Hoerni succumbs to cancer, though, he endows Mortenson’s Central Asia Institute with $1 million. Over the course of the next couple of years, Mortenson continues building schools in Pakistan. In addition, he becomes dedicated to girls’ education, providing services for refugees, and bringing improved medical care to rural Pakistan. On September 11, 2001, Mortenson is in Pakistan dedicating a new school. The 9/11 attacks mark a change in the way that Mortenson talks about his work. He tells reporters that terrorism is rooted not in Islam, but in poverty and lack of education. He believes that building schools and educating the children of Pakistan and Afghanistan is the best way to fight terrorism... Buy a copy to keep reading!

Quicklet on Jon Krakauer s Three Cups of Deceit CliffsNotes like Book Summary

Quicklet on Jon Krakauer s Three Cups of Deceit  CliffsNotes like Book Summary
Author : Tyler Lacoma
Publisher : Hyperink Inc
Total Pages : 20
Release : 2012-03-02
ISBN 10 : 9781614648574
ISBN 13 : 1614648573
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Quicklet on Jon Krakauer s Three Cups of Deceit CliffsNotes like Book Summary Book Description:

ABOUT THE BOOK Like so many others, I remember reading Greg Mortenson’s revolutionary Three Cups of Tea for a college class. The book was an instant hit, both in the media and in my own mind. No one could resist its tale of compassion, adventure, and triumph, set in the exotic Far-Middle East but offering an uplifting tale in sharp contrast to news about war and conflict. Greg Mortenson himself appealed to me greatly. Who could not like a mountain-climbing humanitarian who escaped near-death to fall in love, all while creating a series of schools throughout impoverished Afghanistan and Pakistan? It was movie magic... And then it really was movie magic. Three Cups of Deceit pulled back the veil on Three Cups of Tea, revealing the lies, fabrications, and dishonesty Mortenson appears to have used when creating his adventure tale. What Three Cups of Deceit offers is a mixture of both argument and evidence. It does not come across as a separate story, but as a painful analysis of Tea and the sequel Stones into Schools. MEET THE AUTHOR Tyler Lacoma writes on business, environmental, and fitness topics, but squeezes in some time for fiction, too. He graduated from George Fox University and lives in beautiful Oregon, where he fills spaces between writing with outdoor fun, loud music, and time with family and friends. EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK The text goes on to reveal how such actions damaged the causes the CAI has tried to advance and how the organization is not as successful as Mortenson would like its supporters to believe. Krakauer also takes time to analyze Mortenson’s own mistakes, financial sloppiness, and possible motives for fictionalizing what could have been an honest account of conditions in the Himalayas. The reason, according to Deceit, is only, “To inflate the myth of Greg Mortenson.” Krakauer divides his text into three different sections, eschewing chapters for a more organic flow. At less than 80 pages long, the bulk of the book does not require frequent headings to stay readable. The first section section, titled The Creation Myth, examines the account Greg Mortenson gives in Three Cups of Tea when he first came across Haji Ali and the village of Korphe, where he was inspired to build the first school. Krakauer frequently moves back and forth between his own exposition and quotes from Tea and other pieces written by or about Mortenson to highlight the differences in fact... Buy a copy to keep reading!

Text Lies and Cataloging

Text  Lies and Cataloging
Author : Jana Brubaker
Publisher : McFarland
Total Pages : 166
Release : 2018-07-10
ISBN 10 : 9781476632568
ISBN 13 : 1476632561
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Text Lies and Cataloging Book Description:

What do James Frey’s A Million Little Pieces, Margaret B. Jones’ Love and Consequence and Wanda Koolmatrie’s My Own Sweet Time have in common? None of these popular books are what they appear to be. Frey’s fraudulent drug addiction “memoir” was really a semi-fictional novel, Jones’ chronicle of her life in a street gang was a complete fabrication, and Koolmatrie was not an Aboriginal woman removed from her family as a child, as in her seemingly autobiographical account, but rather a white taxi driver named Leon Carmen. Deceptive literary works mislead readers and present librarians with a dilemma. Whether making recommendations to patrons or creating catalog records, objectivity and accuracy are crucial—and can be difficult when a book’s authorship or veracity is in doubt. This informative (and entertaining!) study addresses ethical considerations for deceptive works and proposes cataloging solutions that are provocative and designed to spark debate. An extensive annotated bibliography describes books that are not what they seem.

Windows on the World International Books for Elementary and Middle Grade Readers

Windows on the World  International Books for Elementary and Middle Grade Readers
Author : Rosanne Blass
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Total Pages : 214
Release : 2009-12-14
ISBN 10 : 9781591588313
ISBN 13 : 1591588316
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Windows on the World International Books for Elementary and Middle Grade Readers Book Description:

This resource book for librarians and teachers of elementary and middle grade readers introduces over 400 titles of books (fiction, nonfiction, and poetry) written and illustrated by international authors and illustrators. • Comprises 475 entries on recommended titles for elementary and middle grade readers with bibliographic information and annotations • Offers over 300 curriculum responses correlated to national curriculum standards related to 100 featured titles • Includes comprehensive author/title/subject index • Presents titles of books for elementary and middle grade readers with bibliographic information and annotations • An appendix lists national curriculum standards identified by nine national professional associations: American Association of School Librarians, National Council of Teachers of English, Inernational Reading Association, National Council of Social Studies, National Science Education, National Association for Music Education, National Art Education Association, National Dance Association, and American Alliance for Theatre Education

Three Cups of Tea

Three Cups of Tea
Author : Greg Mortenson
Publisher :
Total Pages : 209
Release : 2009
ISBN 10 : UOM:39076002857022
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Three Cups of Tea Book Description:

Traces how Mortenson, having been rescued and resuscitated by Himalayan villagers after a failed attempt to climb K2, worked to build schools that would benefit the young girls who were forbidden an education by Taliban restrictions.