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Discovering Wes Moore / by Wes Moore.

Discovering Wes Moore

Moore, Wes, 1978- (Author).

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  • 4 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385741675 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780375990182 (library binding)
  • ISBN: 9780375986703 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: 160 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c2012.

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Formatted Contents Note: For keeps -- Courtside in the Bronx -- The Chameleon -- Kid Kupid's Last strike -- Rookie -- Refuge -- Airborne -- History calling -- Watende -- The other Wes Moore -- Prodigal's return.
Summary, etc.: The author, a Rhodes scholar and combat veteran, analyzes factors that influenced him as well as another man of the same name and from the same neighborhood who was drawn into a life of drugs and crime and ended up serving life in prison, focusing on the influence of relatives, mentors, and social expectations that could have led either of them on different paths.
Subject: Moore, Wes, 1978- > Childhood and youth.
Moore, Wes, 1975- > Childhood and youth.
African American men > Biography.
Youth > Conduct of life.
African Americans > Maryland > Baltimore > Social conditions > 20th century.
African Americans > Bronx (New York, N.Y.) > Social conditions > 20th century.
Criminals > Maryland > Baltimore > Biography.
Soldiers > United States > Biography.
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) > Biography.
Baltimore (Maryland) > Biography.
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