Stones Into Schools: Promoting Peace With Books, Not Bombs, In Afghanistan And Pakistan

deGreg Mortenson

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6 décembre 2010|
Stones Into Schools: Promoting Peace With Books, Not Bombs, In Afghanistan And Pakistan de Greg Mortenson
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A New York Times Bestseller -- In this dramatic first-person narrative, Greg Mortenson picks up where Three Cups of Tea left off in 2003, recounting his relentless, ongoing efforts to establish schools for girls in Afghanistan; his extensive 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 clerics, militia commanders, and tribal leaders even as he was dodging shootouts with feuding Afghan warlords and surviving an eight-day armed abduction by the Taliban. He shares for the first time his broader vision to promote peace through education and literacy, as well as touching on military matters, Islam, and women -- all woven together with the many rich personal stories of the people who have been involved in this remarkable two-decade humanitarian effort.
Greg Mortenson was born in 1957 in St. Cloud, Minnesota. From 1958 - 1973, he lived on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania where his father, Dempsey, co-founded the teaching hospital, Kilimanjaro Christian medical Center (KCMC), and where his mother, Jerene, founded the International School Moshi. After serving in the U.S. Army in ...
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Titre :Stones Into Schools: Promoting Peace With Books, Not Bombs, In Afghanistan And Pakistan
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :624 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1.25 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :624 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1.25 po
Publié le :6 décembre 2010
Publié par :Large Print Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781594134098

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