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ENG 1A (Moellering) - The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: Books

A guide to help students researching a topic from Jeff Hobbs' The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League But Did Not Survive.

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The Nineties in America (Online) or Ref. E839 .N56 2009 (Print)

The Two Thousands in America (Online) or Ref. E169.12 .A178 2013 (Print)

Salem Press Subject Index- Gay rights, immigration, drug abuse, mental health, etc.