TOP
0
0
閱讀全壘打,夢想象前行,滿額再拿門票!
A Dream Too Big ― The Story of an Improbable Journey from Compton to Oxford
滿額折

A Dream Too Big ― The Story of an Improbable Journey from Compton to Oxford

商品資訊

定價
:NT$ 945 元
優惠價
79746
庫存:1
可得紅利積點:22 點
相關商品
商品簡介

商品簡介

The astounding, against-all-odds story of a young man's rise from abject poverty in gang-ridden Los Angeles to the pinnacle of academic achievement as a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford.

By all rights, Caylin Louis Moore should be dead, in prison, or stalking the streets of Compton with his fellow gang-members. Instead, he's a Rhodes Scholar, author, speaker, and role model for every kid who is deprived of hope in downtrodden communities. A Dream Too Big tells the story of Moore's exodus from one of the most impoverished, gang-infested communities in the United States to the golden, dreaming spires of Oxford, England.

After Moore's mother gathered her three young children and fled an abusive husband, leaving behind a comfortable middle-class life, Moore found himself in a dangerous urban jungle. When Moore's father was convicted of murder and his mother was sexually assaulted in the hospital while recovering from open-heart surgery, Moore was forced to become the man of the house at nine years old. Embracing his mother's steely faith in God and the church, Moore skirted the gangs and the endemic violence of Compton to excel on the football field and in the classroom. Academics and athletics led to college scholarships, which led to a Fulbright and eventually the Rhodes. Along the way, Moore cofounded a student organization that brought college athletes into underprivileged classrooms as inspirational speakers, role models, and mentors. Moore's eye-opening, inspirational story proves that, contrary to what others told him on his journey, there is no such thing as A Dream Too Big.

您曾經瀏覽過的商品

購物須知

外文書商品之書封,為出版社提供之樣本。實際出貨商品,以出版社所提供之現有版本為主。部份書籍,因出版社供應狀況特殊,匯率將依實際狀況做調整。

無庫存之商品,在您完成訂單程序之後,將以空運的方式為你下單調貨。為了縮短等待的時間,建議您將外文書與其他商品分開下單,以獲得最快的取貨速度,平均調貨時間為1~2個月。

為了保護您的權益,「三民網路書店」提供會員七日商品鑑賞期(收到商品為起始日)。

若要辦理退貨,請在商品鑑賞期內寄回,且商品必須是全新狀態與完整包裝(商品、附件、發票、隨貨贈品等)否則恕不接受退貨。

優惠價:79 746
庫存:1

暢銷榜

客服中心

收藏

會員專區