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The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League / Jeff Hobbs.

Hobbs, Jeff, 1980- (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781476731926
  • ISBN: 1476731926
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 406 pages) : illustrations
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: Examines "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"
Target Audience Note: 1220 Lexile.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
Subject: Peace, Robert, 1980-2011.
Hobbs, Jeff, 1980- > Friends and associates.
Yale University > Alumni and alumnae > Biography.
Working class African Americans > Biography.
African American college graduates > Biography.
Drug dealers > New Jersey > Biography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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