Three cups of deceit: how Greg Mortenson, humanitarian hero, lost his way

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Greg Mortenson has built a global reputation as a selfless humanitarian and children's crusader, and he's been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. He is also not what he appears to be. As acclaimed author Jon Krakauer discovered, Mortenson has not only fabricated substantial parts of his bestselling books Three Cups of Tea and Stones into Schools , but has also misused millions of dollars donated by unsuspecting admirers like Krakauer himself. This is the tragic tale of good intentions gone very wrong. Photograph © Matthieu Paley/www.paleyphoto.com
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subject_facet Central Asia Institute
Girls' schools -- Afghanistan
Girls' schools -- Pakistan
Humanitarian assistance, American -- Afghanistan
Humanitarian assistance, American -- Pakistan
Humanitarian intervention -- Afghanistan
Humanitarian intervention -- Pakistan
Mortenson, Greg. -- Three cups of tea
Philanthropists
title_display Three cups of deceit : how Greg Mortenson, humanitarian hero, lost his way
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Humanitarian assistance, American
Humanitarian intervention
Mortenson, Greg
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