The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates

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9781613831212: The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates

The author examines eight years in the lives of both Wes Moores to explore the factors and choices that led one to a Rhodes scholarship, military service, and a White House fellowship, and the other to drug dealing, prison, and eventual conversion to the Muslim faith, with both sharing a gritty sense of realism about their pasts.

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Praise for "The Other Wes Moore
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“Moving and inspiring, "The Other Wes Moore" is a story for our times.”
—Alex Kotlowitz, author of "There Are No Children Here"
 
“A tense, compelling story and an inspirational guide for all who care about helping young people.”
—Juan Williams, author of "Enough"
 
“This should be required reading for anyone who is trying to understand what is happening to young men in our inner cities.”
—Geoffrey Canada, author of "Fist Stick Knife Gun

"“The Other Wes Moore" gets to the heart of the matter on faith, education, respect, the hard facts of incarceration, and the choices and challenges we all face. It’s educational and inspiring.”
—Ben Carson, M.D., author of "Gifted Hands"
 
“Wes Moore is destined to become one of the most powerful and influential leaders of this century. You need only read this book to un

“Startling and revelatory . . . a rocketing real-life narrative.”—Baltimore "Sun"
 
“A moving book . . . a call to arms.”—"Chicago Tribune"
“This intriguing narrative is enlightening, encouraging, and empowering. Read these words, absorb their meanings, and create your own plan to act and leave a legacy.”—Tavis Smiley, from the Afterword
“[A] compassionate memoir—a story that explores how some survive and others sink in urban battlegrounds.”—"People"
“Moore vividly and powerfully describes not just the culture of the streets but how it feels to be a boy growing up in a world where violence makes you a man.”—"O: The Oprah Magazine"
 
“Inspiring . . . a story for our times.”—Alex Kotlowitz, author of "There Are No Children Here
"

"Startling and revelatory . . . a rocketing real-life narrative."--Baltimore "Sun"

"A moving book . . . a call to arms."--"Chicago Tribune"

"This intriguing narrative is enlightening, encouraging, and empowering. Read these words, absorb their meanings, and create your own plan to act and leave a legacy."--Tavis Smiley, from the Afterword

"[A] compassionate memoir--a story that explores how some survive and others sink in urban battlegrounds."--"People"

"Moore vividly and powerfully describes not just the culture of the streets but how it feels to be a boy growing up in a world where violence makes you a man."--"O: The Oprah Magazine"

"Inspiring . . . a story for our times."--Alex Kotlowitz, author of "There Are No Children Here
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