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Maroon Edition 2017: The Other Wes Moore

This guide provides resources and information in support of the 2017 Maroon Edition Common Book The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore.

The Maroon Edition: Freshman Reading Experience

The Mississippi State University common book for 2017/2018 is The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore.  If you need additional resources, be sure to ask for help!

The Other Wes Moore

About the Author

Wes Moore: About the Author

Wes Moore is the Founder and CEO of BridgeEdU and is the author of two New York Times best seller books: The Other Wes Moore and The Work.  Moore graduated Phi Theta Kappa from Valley Forge Military College and Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University. He also completed an MLitt in International Relations from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar.  Afterward, Moore served as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division in the United States Army and completed a combat tour of duty in Afghanistan. 


Source: Accessed April 17, 2017.


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