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Author Moore, Wes, 1978-

Title The other Wes Moore : one name, two fates / Wes Moore.

Imprint New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2011.

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 Moore Reserves (Circulation Desk)  TEXTBOOK CRC 100    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition Spiegel & Grau trade pbk. ed.
Description xiv, 250 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Part I. Fathers and angels. Is daddy coming with us? -- In search of home -- Foreign ground -- Part II. Choices and second chances. Marking territory -- Lost -- Hunted -- Part III. Paths taken and expectations fulfilled. The land that God forgot -- Surrounded -- Epilogue -- A call to action / Tavis Smiley.
Summary 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. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.
Subject Moore, Wes, 1978- -- Childhood and youth.
Moore, Wes, 1975- -- Childhood and youth.
Youth -- Conduct of life.
African Americans -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Biography.
African Americans -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Violence -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- History -- 20th century.
Prisoners -- Maryland -- Biography.
Baltimore (Md.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Baltimore (Md.) -- Biography.
ISBN 9780385528207 (pbk.)
0385528205 (pbk.)
9780812987157
0812987152