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.100% of Jon Krakauer's proceeds from the sale of Three Cups of Deceit will be donated to the "Stop Girl Trafficking" project at the American Himalayan Foundation (www.himalayan-foundation.org/live/project/stopgirltrafficking). Photograph © Matthieu Paley/www.paleyphoto.com
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This is the tragic tale of good intentions gone very wrong.
100% of Jon Krakauer's proceeds from the sale of Three Cups of Deceit will be donated to the "Stop Girl Trafficking" project at the American Himalayan Foundation (www.himalayan-foundation.org/live/project/stopgirltrafficking).
Photograph © Matthieu Paley/www.paleyphoto.com
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subject_facet Girls' schools -- Afghanistan, Girls' schools -- Pakistan, Humanitarian assistance, American -- Afghanistan, Humanitarian assistance, American -- Pakistan, Mortenson, Greg, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Philanthropy & Charity
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title_sub how Greg Mortenson, humanitarian hero, lost his way
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Girls' schools, Humanitarian assistance, American, Mortenson, Greg, Nonfiction, Politics, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Philanthropy & Charity, Sociology