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The other Wes Moore : one name, two fates

Author: Wes Moore
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Told in alternating dramatic narratives that take readers from heart-wrenching losses to moments of surprising redemption, this is the story of two boys and the journey  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biography
Named Person: Wes Moore; Wes Moore; Wes Moore; Wes Moore
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wes Moore
ISBN: 9780385528191 0385528191 9781588369697 1588369692
OCLC Number: 430839083
Description: xiv, 233 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports ; 25 cm.
Contents: Fathers and Angels. Is daddy coming with us? ; In search of home ; Foreign ground. --
Choices and Second Chances. Marking territory ; Lost ; Hunted. --
Paths Taken and Expectations Fulfilled. The land that God forgot ; Surrounded --
A call to action / Tavis Smiley.
Responsibility: Wes Moore.

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Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Told in alternating dramatic narratives that take readers from heart-wrenching losses to moments of surprising redemption, this is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation trying to find their way in a hostile world.

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