The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
by Moore, Wes

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ISBN-10:   0385528205
ISBN-13:   9780385528207
Publisher:   Random House; Spiegel & Grau
Category:   Young Adults
Pub. Date:   January 2011
Pages:   250
Format:   Paperback
Ages:   14-Up

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-Moore, Wes -African Americans -Maryland -Baltimore -Social conditions -20th century -Violence -History -Prisoners -Baltimore (Md.) -Childhood and youth -Youth -Conduct of life
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. Wes Moore is a Rhodes Scholar and a combat veteran of Afghanistan. As a White House Fellow, he worked as a special assistant to Secretary Condoleezza Rice at the State Department. He was a featured speaker at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, was named one of Ebony magazine's Top 30 Leaders Under 30 (2007), and, most recently, was dubbed one of the top young business leaders in New York by Crain's New York Business . He works in New York City.


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