The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates

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Price
$20.00  $18.60
Publisher
One World
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.25 X 8.0 X 0.65 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780385528207

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About the Author

Wes Moore is the governor of Maryland. He is the New York Times bestselling author of The Other Wes Moore; The Work, which was featured on Oprah Winfrey's SuperSoul Sunday; and Five Days, a finalist for the Porchlight Business Book Award. He's also a former Rhodes Scholar, a combat veteran of Afghanistan, and a social entrepreneur who served as the CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation, one of the largest antipoverty organizations in the country. Wes Moore lives in his hometown of Annapolis with his wife and two children.

Reviews

"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