Published: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, c2009 New York : Viking, c2009 Edition: Large print ed Description: 607 p. (large print) : ill., maps ; 23 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9781410420350 (lg. print : hardcover : alk. paper), 1410420353 (lg. print : hardcover : alk. paper), Language: English
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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