Individual Author Record
Name: Greg MortensonPen Name: None Genre: Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMr. Mortenson received honorary degree from Loyola University in Chicago, Ilinois in 2009.
Biographical and Professional InformationMortenson served in the U.S. Army in Germany from 1975 to 1977 as a medic, receiving the Army Commendation Medal. After his discharge, he attended Concordia College, Moorhead from 1977 to 1979 on an athletic (football) scholarship. As of 2010, Mortenson has established or significantly supports 171 schools in rural and often volatile regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan, which provide education to over 64,000 children, including 54,000 girls, where few education opportunities existed before.
''Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time '', Puffin, 2009''Three Cups Of Tea - One Man's Mission To Fight Terrorism And Build Nations . . . One School At A Time '', Penguin Books, 2007''Listen to the Wind'', Dial, 2009''Three Cups of Tea '', Penguin Books, 2006