Posts Tagged ‘Greg Mortenson’

From Three Cups of Deceit to the Courtroom

February 13th, 2012

Jon Krakauer’s Three Cups of Deceit uncovered multiple layers of deception behind the public image of Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea. Now Mortenson is in court, and Alex Heard of Outside magazine has written an article about the current status of Mortenson’s legal battles. Click to read the entire article, which includes discussion of the extensive investigation that has taken place in the wake of Three Cups of Deceit.

Krakauer’s investigation was featured in a 60 Minutes segment, launching a national conversation about Mortenson’s work and intentions. 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. Click to read an excerpt from Three Cups of Deceit.