Thursday, May 1, 2008

The Economist print edition (05/01/08)

Worldwide circulation 1,306,939 (UK 182,000)
True stories: Hope and inspiration fuel the most popular biographies and autobiographies

May 1st, 2008

WHEN Greg Mortenson, a six-foot-four night-nurse and mountaineer from Montana, first visited Pakistan in 1993 to climb K2, the world's second-highest peak, he failed in his mountain quest but ended up doing more to win hearts and minds in the region than any amount of official American propaganda.

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