A story of one name & two fates: one boy grew up to be a rhodes scholar, decorated combat veteran, white house fellow, and business leader the other is serving a life sentence in prison for. Moore's first book, the other wes moore, was published in 2010 this book and the work are new york times bestsellers additionally, discovering wes moore is a young adult edition of his bestselling book, and this way home , his first young adult novel, was released in the fall of 2015. In the introduction, moore (the author) explains that the book tells the story of himself and another man named wes moore, both of whom were born in baltimore in somewhat similar circumstances however, where moore himself grew up to achieve great things, the other wes will spend every day of.
About the other wes moore the chilling truth is that his story could have been mine the tragedy is that my story could have been his two kids named wes moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. The other wes moore: one name, two fates by wes moore two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city one went on to be a rhodes scholar, decorated combat veteran, white house fellow, and business leader. The other wes moore about the book: two kids named wes moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other both grew up fatherless in similar baltimore neighborhoods and had difficult.
Author wes moore- the author as well as the narrator of the book, which discusses his life and the life of the other wes moore and how the decisions they made changed their futures during his early teenage years, he was a failing student living in the bronx and could have easily become like the other wes. The other wes moore is a fascinating look at the lives of two men, both named wes moore, both from low-income families, both from un-privileged urban backgrounds one man sits in prison for life, convicted of participation in a robbery and the murder of a police officer, while the other went on to enjoy every success that a young man can enjoy. The other wes moore in the book, the other wes moore it is difficult to believe the great similarities in the lives of the two moores, who share a name and other aspects of life the two were raised fatherless and were born in the late 1970's in the neighborhood of baltimore, maryland. Wes (author) while playing a game with his sister nikki, wes caught her and not knowing what to do, punched her in the face this of course upset wes' mother, joy, but she was far more furious than she should have been. Main characters wes moore (wes 1): the author of the book his parents were westly and joy, and his sisters were nikki and shani he had a difficult time growing up because of the death of his father but after being sent to millitary school his behavior and grades improved.
The other wes moore by wes moore is the book that uncovers two absolutely different stories of two people with one and the same name however, the book does not simply conveys two absolutely different stories but it also gives implications to the application of different criminology theories to understand reasons why people do commit [. the other wes moore in the book, the other wes moore by wes moore, there are issues of institutionalized oppression, internalized oppression, power and privilege, race, human rights, social justice and economic justice all throughout this book each and every one of these topics were portrayed at one point or another. Wes moore, the author of the other wes moore, shows the reader how an individual grows up influences their choices, ultimately shaping their future the chilling truth is that their stories could have been switched, but because of their environment, education and expectations their choices were different. Unfortunately, as good as the book is, the other wes moore is likely to reinforce a common misconception about the backgrounds of the millions of young men whose failure in school deprives them of.
The other wes moore begins in late 2000, where the baltimore sun published two articles both of these articles were about wes moore however, this is where the similarities between the two articles, and the two wes moores, stop. The other wes moore npr coverage of the other wes moore: one name, two fates by wes moore news, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The other wes moore is a narrative non-fiction story that chronicles the lives of two young african-american men that share the same name: wes moore the author was inspired to write this story because of this fact and their similar start in baltimore, maryland.
It's a company that was started by wes moore to help students in their first year who people would traditionally call underprepared i don't like to use that phrase, i like to say underserved or differently prepared. Moore introduces the book, explaining that it is the story of two men born in baltimore with the same name: wes moore while one of them grows up to achieve great success, the other will spend the rest of his life in prison. Find great deals on ebay for the other wes moore shop with confidence.
The other wes moore 2 had happened and why she was so upset mary explained the situation and also how important it the other wes wes [s brother tony lived with. The other wes moore: one name, two fates - kindle edition by wes moore download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets use features. This is just a preview the entire section has 587 words click below to download the full study guide for the other wes moore.