Jeff Hobbs

Jeff Hobbs is an American author known for his works such as 'The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace' and 'Show Them You're Good'. He is recognized for his detailed and empathetic narrative style.


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  1. 1. The Short And Tragic Life Of Robert Peace

    This book is a poignant and deeply moving biography that chronicles the life of a young man from the inner city of Newark, New Jersey, who overcame numerous challenges to attend Yale University. Despite his academic success and the promise of a bright future, he struggled to escape the pull of the streets and the weight of his past. The narrative explores the complexities of race, class, education, and the unfulfilled potential of American society through the lens of his life, which was tragically cut short. It is a compelling examination of the fragile boundaries between ambition and survival, and the profound impact of one's environment and upbringing on their destiny.

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