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The Resource The other Wes Moore, Wes Moore

The other Wes Moore, Wes Moore

Label
The other Wes Moore
Title
The other Wes Moore
Statement of responsibility
Wes Moore
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation
Summary
Traces the parallel lives of two youths with the same name in the same community, describing how the author grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar and promising business leader while his counterpart suffered a life of violence and imprisonment
Tone
Writing style
Award
BCALA Literary Award for Nonfiction, 2011.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
349758
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moore, Wes
Dewey number
  • 975.2/6043092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
990
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
F189.B153
LC item number
M66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Moore, Wes
  • Moore, Wes
  • Youth
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Violence
  • Prisoners
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Moore, Wes
  • Moore, Wes
  • African Americans
  • Violence
  • Baltimore (Md.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of one name and two fates
Label
The other Wes Moore, Wes Moore
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Fathers and angels : Is daddy coming with us? -- In search of home -- Foreign ground -- Part II. Choices and second chances : Marking territory -- Lost -- Hunted -- Part III. Paths taken and expectations fulfilled : The land that God forgot -- Surrounded -- Epilogue -- Afterword -- A call to action / Tavis Smiley
Control code
19884292
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 233 pages
Isbn
9780385528191
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2009041663
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The other Wes Moore, Wes Moore
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Fathers and angels : Is daddy coming with us? -- In search of home -- Foreign ground -- Part II. Choices and second chances : Marking territory -- Lost -- Hunted -- Part III. Paths taken and expectations fulfilled : The land that God forgot -- Surrounded -- Epilogue -- Afterword -- A call to action / Tavis Smiley
Control code
19884292
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 233 pages
Isbn
9780385528191
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2009041663
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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