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WHAT MORTENSON GOT WRONG

Article in  THE NEW YORKER  By PETER HESSLER  On APRIL 21, 2011

 

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Last September, when I was researching a profile of Rajeev Goyal, an American development worker, I asked what he thought about the book “Three Cups of Tea.” Rajeev and I were walking through the hills of eastern Nepal, where he had organized a number of projects over the past decade, including the construction of five schools. “Three Cups of Tea” is one of the bestselling books by Greg Mortenson, a mountaineer whose Central Asia Institute claims to have built or significantly supported more than a hundred and seventy schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

 

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http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2011/04/greg-mortenson-peter-hessler.html#ixzz2Lp7kzetd

 


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