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The Resource The other Wes Moore : the story of one name and two fates, Wes Moore ; afterword by Tavis Smiley

The other Wes Moore : the story of one name and two fates, Wes Moore ; afterword by Tavis Smiley

Label
The other Wes Moore : the story of one name and two fates
Title
The other Wes Moore
Title remainder
the story of one name and two fates
Statement of responsibility
Wes Moore ; afterword by Tavis Smiley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Summary
Traces the parallel lives of two youths with the same name in the same community, describing how the author grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar and promising business leader while his counterpart suffered a life of violence and imprisonment
Tone
Writing style
Award
BCALA Literary Award for Nonfiction, 2011.
Biography type
autobiography
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349758
Cataloging source
DLC
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1978-
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Moore, Wes
Dewey number
  • 975.2/6043092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Moore, Wes
  • Moore, Wes
  • Youth
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Violence
  • Prisoners
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Baltimore (Md.)
Target audience
adult
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the story of one name and two fates
Label
The other Wes Moore : the story of one name and two fates, Wes Moore ; afterword by Tavis Smiley
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn430839083
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780385528191
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009041663
System control number
(OCoLC)430839083
Label
The other Wes Moore : the story of one name and two fates, Wes Moore ; afterword by Tavis Smiley
Publication
Control code
ocn430839083
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780385528191
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009041663
System control number
(OCoLC)430839083

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