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Nelson George


Night Work
2003

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Nelson George is the author of six novels and nine nonfiction books on African American culture. He has received two ASCAP-Deems Taylor awards, a Grammy Award, and has been a finalist twice for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has produced television programs for BET, VH1, and HBO, including the award-winning film Life Support, which he wrote and directed and is based on his sisterís life.

Find Nelson George on the web: www.nelsongeorge.com

There is this Victorian-era tableau of pious Pilgrims at the Thanksgiving dinner table, clasping hands with their Indian brethren, and it wasnít that at all. These were real people who had their own ambitions, their own fears.

- Nathaniel Philbrick
Mayflower


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