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

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

Label
The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League
Title
The short and tragic life of Robert Peace
Title remainder
a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Hobbs
Title variation
Short & tragic life of Robert Peace
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the life of Robert Peace, who was born outside Newark in a ghetto known as "Illtown," earned a full scholarship to Yale University, and graduated. He returned home and taught at a Catholic high school, but was killed at the age of thirty in a drug-related shooting
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Library Journal, September 2014
  • Booklist starred, September 2014
  • Pub Weekly, July 2014
  • Kirkus Starred, August 2014
  • New York Times, September 2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hobbs, Jeff
Dewey number
  • 974.9/044/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett School Solutions
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peace, Robert
  • Hobbs, Jeff
  • Yale University
  • Working class African Americans
  • African American college graduates
  • Drug dealers
Label
The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League, Jeff Hobbs
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
fol15164443
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed. September 2014.
Extent
viii, 406 p.
Isbn
9781476731902
Lccn
2014001213
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(ICrlF)0586KP
Label
The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League, Jeff Hobbs
Publication
Control code
fol15164443
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed. September 2014.
Extent
viii, 406 p.
Isbn
9781476731902
Lccn
2014001213
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(ICrlF)0586KP

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