The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates

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Price
$27.00  $24.84
Publisher
One World
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.68 X 10.1 X 1.03 inches | 1.06 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780385528191

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About the Author

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.

Reviews

"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 understand why."--William S. Cohen, former U.S. senator and secretary of defense

"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