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The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League
Author: Jeff Hobbs
A heartfelt, and riveting biography of the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets -- and of one's own nature -- when he returns home. — When author Jeff Hobbs arrived at Yale University, he became fast friends with the man who w...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781476731902
ISBN-10: 147673190X
Publication Date: 9/23/2014
Pages: 406
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2.8 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: Scribner
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Interesting life. Interesting read. Hard to tell if Rob Peace made the best choices for himself or if those were the best choices he knew how to make. Financial binds can make people do desperate things and while some have found it a pathway out many are not so lucky.
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