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.
This touching tribute was written by Robert’s college roommate, Jeff Hobbs.
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