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The Resource Three cups of tea: : one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations ... one school at a time, Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, (Hoopla electronic resource)

Three cups of tea: : one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations ... one school at a time, Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, (Hoopla electronic resource)

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Three cups of tea: : one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations ... one school at a time
Title
Three cups of tea:
Title remainder
one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations ... one school at a time
Statement of responsibility
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1993 Greg Mortenson was the exhausted survivor of a failed attempt to ascend K2, an American climbing bum wandering emaciated and lost through Pakistan's Karakoram Himalaya. After he was taken in and nursed back to health by the people of an impoverished Pakistani village, Mortenson promised to return one day and build them a school. From that rash, earnest promise grew one of the most incredible humanitarian campaigns of our time-Greg Mortenson's one-man mission to counteract extremism by building schools, especially for girls, throughout the breeding ground of the Taliban.Award-winning journalist David Oliver Relin has collaborated on this spellbinding account of Mortenson's incredible accomplishments in a region where Americans are often feared and hated. In pursuit of his goal, Mortenson has survived kidnapping, fatwas issued by enraged mullahs, repeated death threats, and wrenching separations from his wife and children. But his success speaks for itself. At last count, his Central Asia Institute had built fifty-five schools. Three Cups of Tea is at once an unforgettable adventure and the inspiring true story of how one man really is changing the world-one school at a time
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Mortenson, Greg
Dewey number
371.823/4209549
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Patrick Lawlor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Relin, David Oliver
  • Lawlor, Patrick G.
  • hoopla digital
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  • Girls' schools
  • Girls' schools
  • Humanitarian assistance, American
  • Humanitarian assistance, American
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adult
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Three cups of tea: : one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations ... one school at a time, Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, (Hoopla electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781400122516
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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10756158
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MWT10756158
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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Label
Three cups of tea: : one man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations ... one school at a time, Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, (Hoopla electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781400122516
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10756158
Publisher number
MWT10756158
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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