Winner of Best Asian Books of 2006.
In 1993 Greg Mortenson was the exhausted survivor of a failed attempt to ascend K2, an American climbing bum. He wandered across the Himalaya. Then, he was taken in and nursed back to health by the people of a Pakistani village, Mortenson promised to return one day and build them a school. From that promise, Greg Mortenson's one-man mission to fight terrorism by building schools, especially for girls, throughout Taliban.
Mortenson's incredible accomplishments in a region where Americans are often feared and hated is highly appreciated. In pursuit of his goal, Mortenson has survived kidnapping, fatwas issued by the mullahs, repeated death threats, and separation from his wife and children. But at last his success speaks. At last count, After 13 years in which he has brought 58 schools to Pakistan and Afghanistan, Mortenson remains convinced that terrorism should be fought with books, not bombs. Three Cups of Tea is unforgettable adventure that inspires true story of how one man really is changing the world — one school at a time. Really A one man’s struggle. Exceptional Book which speaks emotions, struggle, promise, separation, hardship and finally VICTORY. Message conveyed “If you wish to combat terrorism, education is the only way out. “