Everything you need to understand or teach The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs.
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, a work of nonfiction by Jeff Hobbs, tells the story of the author's college friend who was gunned down in his marijuana lab in 2011. Tracing his roots from a challenging upbringing in urban East Orange, New Jersey, through his years studying at Yale University, the author shows the potential and opportunities Rob was offered. However, he kept getting pulled back to his old life, and his old friends and connections. These choices, some of which the author judges were the only ones really available to him, led to his demise.