Jeff Hobbs

Jeff Hobbs

Jeff Hobbs grew up in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. He attended Yale University, where he won the Meeker Prize for his writing and the Gardner Millett Award for his running. After graduating with a BA in English language and literature, he wpent three years working as executive director for the African Rainforest Conservancy. His first novel, The Tourists, was published in 2007 by Simon & Schuster and was a national bestseller. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

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Best Sellers

    • The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

    • A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League
    • By: Jeff Hobbs
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,945
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,947

    A heartfelt, and riveting biography of the short life of a talented young man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everyone Should Read this Book

    • By oldmanwagner on 12-02-14

    Regular price: $22.67

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