"Three Cups of Tea: one man's mission to promote peace-- one school at a time", by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. Penguin Books, 2007.
The One Book Sacramento title for this year has been described as "the astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones." Mortensen, having failed in 1993to "summit" Pakistan's K2, the second highest mountain in the world, takes a wrong turn and arrives at one of the most remote villages in the Karakoram mountains. This starts a chain of events that results in the establishment of a succession of schools in that and other remote villages in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Both Mortensen and Relin will be speaking in Sacramento this Fall at One Book programs.