Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations-- One School at a Time - Study Guide Chapters 6 through 9 Summary & Analysis

Greg Mortenson
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In chapter six, Greg arrives in Pakistan by the cheapest method possible. He takes a rooftop room in Rawalpindi that is glassed in and stifling hot as the cheapest accommodation available while buying the materials for the school. He takes the attitude that every dollar spent is a dollar less to be spent on the school or supplies for the students. A man named Abdul Shah becomes his guide over the coming days as Greg buys the materials. They begin with concrete and Abdul says that they cannot bargain over this important commodity, The next day, Greg's shirt rips and Abdul takes him to a tailor where Greg orders two light brown shalwar, native clothing. They then go to buy the lumber and Abdul bargains for hours while Greg does little other than watch and drink tea. At the end of the second...

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