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Stones Into Schools : Promoting Peace With Books, Not Bombs, In Afghanistan And Pakistan (2009)

Call Number 371.822/MORTENSON,G

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Adult Nonfiction371.822/MORTENSON,GAvailable
Published: New York : Viking, c2009
Description:  xxiii, 420 p., [16] p. of col. plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780670021154, 0670021156,
Language:  English

Includes index

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

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