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燎 Free Kindle Read [ Ƹ The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League ] 謁 E-Pub Author Jeff Hobbs שׁ

燎 Free Kindle Read [ Ƹ The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League ] 謁 E-Pub Author Jeff Hobbs שׁ 燎 Free Kindle Read [ Ƹ The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League ] 謁 E-Pub Author Jeff Hobbs שׁ An instant New York Times bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New York Times Book Review, , and Entertainment Weekly, among others, this celebrated account of a young African American man who escaped Newark, NJ, to attend Yale, but still faced the dangers of the streets when he returned is, nuanced and shattering People and mesmeric The New York Times Book Review.When author Jeff Hobbs arrived at Yale University, he became fast friends with the man who would be his college roommate for four years, Robert Peace Roberts life was rough from the beginning in the crime ridden streets of Newark in the 1980s, with his father in jail and his mother earning less than 15,000 a year But Robert was a brilliant student, and it was supposed to get easier when he was accepted to Yale, where he studied molecular biochemistry and biophysics But it didnt get easier Robert carried with him the difficult dual nature of his existence, trying to fit in at Yale, and at home on breaks A compelling and honest portrait of Roberts relationshipswith his struggling mother, with his incarcerated father, with his teachers and friends The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace encompasses the most enduring conflicts in America race, class, drugs, community, imprisonment, education, family, friendship, and love Its about the collision of two fiercely insular worldsthe ivy covered campus of Yale University and the slums of Newark, New Jersey, and the difficulty of going from one to the other and then back again Its about trying to live a decent life in America But most all this fresh, compelling The Washington Post story is about the tragic life of one singular brilliant young man His end, a violent one, is heartbreaking and powerful and a haunting American tragedy for our times Entertainment Weekly. Jeff Hobbs Motivational Speaker Website Jeff Hobbs never gives up His passion to get over daily, weekly, lifetime hurdles is like no other As soon as I met him, knew that his inspirational story would be an amazing one Official Publisher Page Simon Schuster graduated with a BA in English language and literature from Yale , where he was awarded the Willets Meeker prizes for writing spent three years New York Tanzania while working African Rainforest Conservancy Author of The Short Tragic Life Robert grew Kennett Square, PA Language Literature traveling between Tanzania, helped build Profiles Facebook View profiles people named Join Facebook connect others you may know power share NPR NPR coverage News, author interviews, critics picks The Tourists A Novel on FREE shipping qualifying offers Meet tourists, former classmates at who, seven later, must confront they ve become forging lives Manhattan David San Jose, CA Gonzales, CA bio contact page My name m senior director IT Department Jose WaterBefore Water, worked Intergraph Corporation City Public Works LinkedIn professionals LinkedIn There are Hobbs, who use exchange information, ideas, opportunities 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
    • 2.2
    • 138
    • Kindle
    • 432 pages
    • 1476731918
    • Jeff Hobbs
    • English
    • 16 November 2017

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