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Discovering Wes Moore

Discovering Wes Moore( )
Author: Moore, Wes
ISBN:978-1-299-08896-2
Publication Date:Jan 2012
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Imprint:Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $26.97
Book Description:

WES MOORE, a U.S. Army combat veteran, has created and is the host of "Coming Back with Wes Moore, " which will air on PBS starting in May. In three moving episodes, Moore follows the lives of soldiers as they attempt to reintegrate into society and establish new identities after completing their tours of duty. Wes Moore is the author of "Discovering Wes Moore, "an autobiography for young readers based on his bestselling adult memoir "The Other Wes Moore. "Exploring factors...
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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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