Other Wes Moore, The: One Name, Two Fates
Publish date: January 1st 2010
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
Edition language: English
I wish there was more. I mean, this would be a great biography to read as a teen, but...I wish you had more into the "why" their fates were different. It's great for discussions for socio-economic problems, school systems, etc... BUT! I felt the only reason the other "Wes Moore" made it...was his fa...
The Other Wes Moore was required as part of my university's summer reading program. The premise of this double memoir is that two outwardly similar young men, both African American and who both lived close to each other in Baltimore, Maryland, end up in two very different positions in life (one is ...
Rating: 3* of fiveThe Book Report: Chronic overachiever and Marine Wes Moore gets captivated by the fate of his fellow Baltimorean and convicted murderer Wes Moore. They meet and become friends, leading to this book.My Review: More's the pity. This damn thing is like getting a sunshine enema. One fe...
It's amazing how just a few decisions made early in life can have lasting effects. It's a very sad story, especially since you know that not only is it true, but it gets repeated everyday, many times over.
An immensely fascinating read about two young men who share the same name and actually lived very close to one another for a short time. Both had eerily similar backgrounds, but one became a successful leader, served in the military and became a Rhodes Scholar. The other ended up in prison for murde...
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