The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs

posted Jan 10, 2016, 11:31 AM by Delia McGee
The Short and Tragic Life

"An instant New York Times bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New York Times Book Review, Amazon, 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)."