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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

The reason that [Det. Richard] Jury is so entranced with this [is], itís the whole idea of the story. As he says to Harry Johnson, itís what we love. We want a story. And so this book is partially that whole business of a story.

- Martha Grimes
The Old Wine Shades


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