The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace - WikipediaWhen 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. 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. Robert carried with him the difficult dual nature of his existence, trying to fit in at Yale, and at home on breaks. He just feels hot to me, real hot. He was a day and a half old, eight pounds, ten ounces.
Jeff Hobbs on The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace at 2015 L.A. Times Festival of Books
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace is a biography by Jeff Hobbs about an intellectually brilliant young African-American man, Robert DeShaun Peace June 25, — May 18,  ,  who left Newark, New Jersey to attend Yale University , but fell back into the streets when he returned to Newark and was murdered, aged 30, "face down, knees bent, in a drug-related murder". His mother worked long hours at low paying jobs and sacrificed to send Peace to private middle and high schools. When Rob was seven, his father was arrested and charged with murder, convicted, and sent to prison.
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
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