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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
Author
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
QH8
Citation source
  • Library Journal, September 2014
  • Booklist starred, September 2014
  • Pub Weekly, July 2014
  • Kirkus Starred, August 2014
  • Library Journal
  • Booklist starred
  • Pub Weekly
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
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
E185.97.P38
LC item number
H63 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peace, Robert
  • Yale University
  • Hobbs, Jeff
  • Working class African Americans
  • African American college graduates
  • Drug dealers
  • Hobbs, Jeff
  • Yale University
  • African American college graduates
  • Drug dealers
  • Friendship
  • Universities and colleges
  • Working class African Americans
  • New Jersey
Label
The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League, Jeff Hobbs
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1026670581
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition September 2014.
Extent
viii, 406 pages
Isbn
9781476731919
Lccn
2014001213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1026670581
Label
The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League, Jeff Hobbs
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1026670581
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition September 2014.
Extent
viii, 406 pages
Isbn
9781476731919
Lccn
2014001213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1026670581

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