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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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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"--Amazon.com
Summary
Presents the life of Robert Peace, an African American who became a brillant biochemistry student at Yale University, but after graduation lived as drug dealer and was brutally murdered at the age of thirty
Tone
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2014.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 2014.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10316547
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hobbs, Jeff
Dewey number
  • 974.9/044092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.97.P38
LC item number
H63 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1220
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peace, Robert
  • Hobbs, Jeff
  • Yale University
  • Working class African Americans
  • African American college graduates
  • Drug dealers
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League but did not survive
Label
The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League, Jeff Hobbs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn872653974
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 406 pages
Isbn
9781476731902
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014001213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League, Jeff Hobbs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn872653974
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 406 pages
Isbn
9781476731902
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014001213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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