The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

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  • Author : Jeff Hobbs
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 448 pages
  • ISBN : 1476731918
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 25 reviews
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The Tourists

The Tourists
  • Author : Jeff Hobbs
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 12 August 2008
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Wandering the streets of Manhattan while thinking about the lives of his three former Yale classmates, a disaffected professional considers how their respective quests for happiness have remained unfulfilled in spite of their financial successes. A first novel. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Show Them You re Good

Show Them You re Good
  • Author : Jeff Hobbs
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release : 18 August 2020
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The bestselling, critically acclaimed, award-winning author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace presents a brilliant and transcendent work that closely follows four Los Angeles high school boys as they apply to college. Four teenage boys are high school seniors at two very different schools within the city of Los Angeles, the second largest school district in the nation with nearly 700,000 students. Author Jeff Hobbs, writing with heart, sensitivity, and insight, stunningly captures the challenges and triumphs of

Show Them You re Good

Show Them You re Good
  • Author : Jeff Hobbs
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 17 August 2021
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Traces the academic pursuits of four Los Angeles high school boys with very different backgrounds and resources who navigate challenges in class, race, expectations, cultural divides and luck to attend college.

Children of the State

Children of the State
  • Author : Jeff Hobbs
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release : 24 January 2023
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From the bestselling and critically acclaimed author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace comes a timely, insightful, and groundbreaking look at the school-to-prison pipeline and life in the juvenile “justice” system. There has been very little written about juvenile detention and the path to justice. For many kids, a mistake made at age thirteen or fourteen—often resulting from external factors coupled with a biologically immature brain—can resonate through the rest of their lives, making high

The Cook Up

The Cook Up
  • Author : D. Watkins
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release : 03 May 2016
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Reminiscent of the classic Random Family and The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, but told by the man who lived it, THE COOK UP is a riveting look inside the Baltimore drug trade portrayed in The Wire and an incredible story of redemption. The smartest kid on his block in East Baltimore, D. was certain he would escape the life of drugs, decadence, and violence that had surrounded him since birth. But when his brother Devin is shot-only

While the City Slept

While the City Slept
  • Author : Eli Sanders
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release : 07 February 2017
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“Binged Making a Murderer? Try . . . [this] riveting portrait of a tragic, preventable crime.” —Entertainment Weekly Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter’s gripping account of one young man’s path to murder—and a wake-up call for mental health care in America On a summer night in 2009, three lives intersected in one American neighborhood. Two people newly in love—Teresa Butz and Jennifer Hopper, who

Standing Our Ground

Standing Our Ground
  • Author : Lucy McBath
  • Publisher : 37 Ink
  • Release : 11 September 2018
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From the national spokesperson for Everytown for Gun Safety and leading gun violence prevention advocate comes the riveting memoir of a mother’s loss and call to action, as well as a faith-based exploration of how the nation’s gun laws put a deadly target on American lives. Lucia Kay McBath knew deep down that a bullet could one day take her son. After all, she had watched the news of countless unarmed black men unjustly gunned down. Standing Our

While the City Slept

While the City Slept
  • Author : Eli Sanders
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 04 December 2022
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"Binged Making a Murderer? Try . . . [this] riveting portrait of a tragic, preventable crime." --Entertainment Weekly Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter's gripping account of one young man's path to murder--and a wake-up call for mental health care in America On a summer night in 2009, three lives intersected in one American neighborhood. Two people newly in love--Teresa Butz and Jennifer Hopper, who spent many years trying to

Dead end Journey

Dead end Journey
  • Author : Hana Weiner,Dalia Ofer,Hannah Weiner
  • Publisher : University Press of America
  • Release : 04 December 1996
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This book tells the story of over 1, 000 Jewish refugees and their unfinished voyage to Palestine.