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Mortenson, Greg
Stones into schools : promoting peace with books, not bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan / Greg Mortenson
New York : Viking, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LC2330 .M66 2009    AVAILABLE
 CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center, Rm 265  CL 371.823 MOR    AVAILABLE
 CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center, Rm 265  CL 371.823 MOR c.2  AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Girls' schools -- Afghanistan
Girls' schools -- Pakistan
Humanitarian assistance, American -- Afghanistan
Humanitarian assistance, American -- Pakistan
Peace-building -- Afghanistan
Peace-building -- Pakistan
Subject Mortenson, Greg -- Anecdotes
Taliban -- History
Physical Description xxiii, 420 p., [16] p. plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes index
Contents The Promise -- The people at the end of the road -- The man with the broken hand -- The year zero -- The sound of peace -- Style is everything -- The seal of the Kirghiz Khan -- Qayamat ("The Apocalypse") -- A dark and distant roar -- No idea what to do -- Farzana's desks -- Sarfraz's promise -- The chance that must be taken -- The School on the Roof of the World -- An E-mail from the American colonel -- The man from the Jalozai refugee camp -- Barnstorming through Badakshan -- A meeting of two warriors -- The point of return -- The last best school -- Investing in girls' education yields high returns -- Key ingredients in successfully building girls' schools -- Take action
Summary 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
Series CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center

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