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D.C. Author George Pelecanos Writes What He Knows In 'The Martini Shot'

In his new collection of short stories and a novella, Pelecanos explores crime, adoption and writing from an African-American point of view. He says he's "aware of the responsibility" to get it right.

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D.C. Author George Pelecanos Writes What He Knows In 'The Martini Shot'

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