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George Pelecanos          

Author, Independent Flim Producer & Television Writer

George P. Pelecanos an independent film producer, the recipient of numerous international writing awards, a producer, and the author of eighteen novels set in and around Washington, D.C. Many of his 20 books are in the genre of detective fiction and set primarily in his hometown of Washington, D.C.

He is also a film and television producer and a television writer. On television, he frequently collaborates with David Simon, writing multiple episodes of Simon's HBO series The Wire and Treme, and is also the co-creator (with Simon) of the HBO series The Deuce.

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George Pelecanos on The Deuce and The Man Who Came Uptown ...

George Pelecanos is a busy man. The writer is likely best known to pop-culture fans for his collaborations with David Simon: He served as a writer alongside him  ...

George Pelecanos Knows Why Inmates Need Books

“I'm a strong believer in second chances,” says George Pelecanos, whose new novel, The Man Who Came Uptown, his first in five years, explores themes of ...

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