Discovering Wes Moore (CD-Audio)

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Through the telling of events from his own life, Wes Moore (author of the bestselling adult title The Other Wes Moore) explores the issues that separate success and failure. He also counterpoints his story with another man, someone who shared th...

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WES MOORE is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and was a Rhodes Scholar. He served as a paratrooper and captain in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan and as a White House Fellow in the U.S. Department of State. He was named one of the top young business leaders in America and has appeared on the cover of Time magazine, which featured him in the article "The New Greatest Generation." Wes lives in Baltimore with his wife and daughter.
Through the telling of events from his own life, Wes Moore (author of the bestselling adult title The Other Wes Moore) explores the issues that separate success and failure. He also counterpoints his story with another man, someone who shared the same name, was almost the same age, grew up fatherless in a similar Baltimore neighborhood, but is serving a life sentence for murder. Compelled to write to the other Wes, the author was surprised to receive a reply. And so began a friendship, as letters turned into visits and the two men got to know one another. This compelling story about the challenges of growing up and the responsibility for the choices we make, is sure to inspire. Includes an 8-page photo insert.

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ISBN 9780804121910
Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 7-9 Ages 12-14
Format CD-Audio
Publisher Date 2013-06-11 00:00:00.0
Publisher Listening Library
Copyright Year 2013
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 0.6 lb
Height 5.0 in
Wdth 6.0 in
Language English
Volume Number 4
Edition Detail Unabridged
Audience Young adult
Authors Moore, Wes

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