The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League / by Jeff Hobbs.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Ligonier Public Library - Ligonier||LP 974.9 H (Text)||73571200111526||Main Floor||Available||-|
|Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale||LP 974.9 HOB (Text)||70743000143580||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville||LPE B PEA (Text)||78551000522142||Large Print Biography||Available||-|
|Princeton Public Library - Princeton||LP B Peace Hobbs (Text)||30890000579050||Large Print Upper level, South room||Available||-|
|Rochester Library||LPNF 974.9 HOB (Text)||33187004118424||Large Print Nonfiction - R||Checked out||11/08/2016|
- ISBN: 9781594138898 (softcover)
- ISBN: 1594138893 (softcover)
- Physical Description: 657 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
- Edition: Large print edition.
- Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 
|Summary, etc.:|| Peace was a talented young African-American man who escaped the slums of Newark for Yale University, only to succumb to the dangers of the streets -- and of one's own nature -- when he returned home. When Hobbs arrived at Yale University, he became fast friends with Peace, his college roommate for four years. Peace's life was rough from the beginning in the crime-ridden streets of Newark in the 1980s, and he carried with him the difficult dual nature of his existence, "fronting" in Yale and at home. Through an honest rendering of Peace's relationships, Hobbs examines the collision of two fiercely insular worlds.
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