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

Moore, Wes, 1978- (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385528191 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0385528191 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 233 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2010.

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Formatted Contents Note: 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 -- Epilogue -- A call to action / by Tavis Smiley.
Summary, etc.: 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.

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