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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 look on his face just froze her blood. She said that he was looking at her with an intensity in his eyes, as if he was trying to hypnotize her and will her down the [basement] staircase.... And she thought, if I go down this staircase, I'm not coming back up.

- Sebastian Junger
A Death in Belmont


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