Jenny (Reading Envy)'s Reviews > Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time

Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
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Apr 18, 11

bookshelves: furman-link-bookclub, read08, location-pakistan
Recommended to Jenny (Reading Envy) by: Furman link Bookclub
Read in November, 2008, read count: 1

I agree with the principles of this book, although it was heavy on the didactic nature. Teaching children, particularly women, is surely the key to combatting many societal ills. But I found some of it just unbelievable. Mother Theresa's wake? Really? It reads like a flourish on what happened, a sentimentalized version of events. And the author uses a lot of adverbs, so many that they would take me out of the story.

ETA (April 18, 2011): See this link for evidence that the stories are crap! Always follow your instincts.
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Reading Progress

11/11/2008 page 53
15.19% "So far it seems more like a tribute to Mortenson than anything else, not what I expected."

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Mikki Thanks for that link.


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