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Discovering Wes Moore

Discovering Wes Moore( )
Author: Moore, Wes
Read by: Moore, Wes
ISBN:978-0-8041-2191-0
Publication Date:Jun 2013
Publisher:Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Imprint:Listening Library (Audio)
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Through the telling of events from his own life, Wes Moore (author of the bestselling adult titleThe 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...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.06 x 5.03 x 1.13 Inches
Book Weight:0.33 Pounds
Author Biography
Moore, Wes (Author)


Westley Watende Omari Moore was born October 15, 1978 in Baltimore. He attended Valley Forge Military College and graduated Phi Theta Kappa. He went on to Johns Hopkins University where he studied International Relations and Economics. He then went to the University of Oxford as a Rhodes scholar where he earned a master's degree in International Relations.

Soon after completing his education, Westle Moore joined the 82nd Airborne Division of the U. S. Army in Afghanistan. He led a team of special operators who were trained in civil affairs and psychological operations. Upon his return to the U.S., he recieved the Combat Action Badge. He then decided to document his experiences by authoring: The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates and The Work. He also became the host of the televison show "Beyond Belief" which airs on the Oprah Winfrey Network and the executive producer and writer for Coming Back with Wes Moore which airs on PBS.

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