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





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349pp , In ingles.SOBRE THE BOOK : The story of Greg Mortenson is one of those that however much you know to be true , are hard to believe. In the early 90's an American mountaineer who was returning from a failed ascent of K2 was found lost in one of the wildest and most miserable regions of Pakistan, Balstistán . Fortunately he found a village where , despite the poverty of its inhabitants , he was welcomed as an honored guest and saved his life . Thankfully, Mortenson spent time in the village of Korphe balti knowing their habits and needs, and I was particularly impressed by the children tuevieran no schools or teachers, doing homework in the open. Mortenson , without money , support, influence and all alone , promised to provide the village school . Mortenson not only managed to build the school but ended up finding the head of a charity that promotes education ( particularly female ) , health and economic development of one of the poorest regions of the world. All this achieved by an American only in the turbulent Middle East after 11 - S . The book written by David Oliver Relin about the exploits of Mortenson has a dual purpose . The first is obvious , to inform the character and his great life adventure . No subterfuge Relin confess that fascinate left by Mortenson and reading the book is hard not to end up doing . In honor of objectivity and to avoid falling into hagiography , Relin said to have given voice to the enemies , or at least detractors, Mortenson . But really in no time found the other side the real stories usually have. This is most likely because there is not. Relin makes a simple portrait as round , willful and delivered this man not to ambiguities and double standards are seen zeal . It is so difficult to admit , after all, that there are exceptional beings in this world . The second intention is politics. What began as an altruistic work became the war on terror one man to warn others were building other schools : mad

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