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Stones into schools [electronic resource] : Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Greg Mortenson.

Mortenson, Greg. (Author). Leoni, Atossa. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781481550178 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2009.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Atossa Leoni.
Summary, etc.: From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Three Cups of Tea comes the continuing story of this determined humanitarian's efforts to promote peace through education.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. 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.Since the 2006 publication of Three Cups of Tea, Mortenson has traveled across the US—and...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 317263 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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