The #1 New York Times bestseller and world-wide phenomenon
— a perfect choice for First Year and Common Reading Programs!
Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
THREE CUPS OF TEA
One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace...
One School at a Time
Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary
The astonishing, uplifting story of Mortenson’s
humanitarian campaign to use education to
promote peace in Central Asia.
“Thrilling...proof that one ordinary person, with the
right combination of character and determination,
really can change the world.” —Tom Brokaw
“Mortenson’s mission is admirable, his conviction
is unassailable, his territory exotic.”
—The Washington Post
“[Mortenson’s] accomplishments in community
engagement on a global scale, from scratch, set the
bar high for the incoming class; he overcame tremendous obstacles to achieve his goals.”
—Greg Young, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Montana State University
“One of the biggest challenges confronting any assistance effort in another country is adapting
good intentions to the habits, values and aspirations of the local culture. No one has done it
better and under more adverse circumstances than Greg Mortenson and his organization.”
16 pp. b/w photos, maps.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-303825-2 • $15.00
Also available in children’s and young reader’s editions:
Listen to the Wind • Ages 6-9 • Dial • 978-0-803-73058-8 • $16.99
Three Cups of Tea Young Reader’s Edition • Ages 8-12 • Dial • 978-0-803-73392-3 • $16.99
Adopted by over 100 colleges for First Year Reading programs!
See page 60 for testimonials about Three Cups of Tea
Also available in December 2009:
STONES INTO SCHOOLS
Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs,
in Afghanistan and Pakistan
In this dramatic first person narrative, Greg Mortenson picks up
where Three Cups of Tea left off in 2003, recounting his relentless efforts to establish schools and promote literacy for girls in Afghanistan and his extensive work in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after a
massive 2005 earthquake hit the region.
Viking • 352 pp. • 978-0-670-02115-4 • $26.95