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Discovering Wes Moore

Author: Wes Moore
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author, a Rhodes scholar and combat veteran, analyzes factors that influenced him as well as another man of the same name and from the same neighborhood who was drawn into a life of drugs and crime and ended up serving life in prison, focusing on the influence of relatives, mentors, and social expectations that could have led either of them on different paths.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Wes Moore; Wes Moore; Wes Moore; Wes Moore
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wes Moore
ISBN: 9780385741675 0385741677 9780375990182 0375990186 9780375986703 0375986707
OCLC Number: 767864949
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: For keeps --
Courtside in the Bronx --
The chameleon --
Kid Kupid's last strike --
Plebe --
Refuge --
Airborne --
Full circle --
Watende --
The other Wes Moore --
The return.
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The author, a Rhodes scholar and combat veteran, analyzes factors that influenced him as well as another man of the same name and from the same neighborhood who was drawn into a life of drugs and crime and ended up serving life in prison, focusing on the influence of relatives, mentors, and social expectations that could have led either of them on different paths.

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