Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way, Jon Krakauer
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Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way

Author: Jon Krakauer

Narrator: Mark Bramhall

Unabridged: 2 hr 55 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Random House Audio

Published: 05/03/2011

Genre: Social Science - Philanthropy & Charity


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 (

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