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Jeff Hobbs

Biography

Jeff Hobbs

Jeff Hobbs graduated with a BA in English language and literature from Yale in 2002, where he was awarded the Willets and Meeker prizes for his writing. He is the author of THE SHORT AND TRAGIC LIFE OF ROBERT PEACE, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; CHILDREN OF THE STATE; SHOW THEM YOU'RE GOOD; and THE TOURISTS. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

Jeff Hobbs

Books by Jeff Hobbs

by Jeff Hobbs - Biography, Nonfiction

A heartfelt and riveting biography of the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets --- and of one’s own nature --- when he returns home.