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The Laments

A Novel

by George Hagen

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The Laments by George Hagen
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    Jun 2004, 384 pages
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    Jul 2005, 384 pages

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George Hagen was born in 1958 in Harare, Zimbabwe, and later moved to Northern Rhodesia, the London suburbs, and New Jersey. He studied film at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and spent several years in Los Angeles as a screenwriter. He lives in New York City with his wife and three children. He says that The Laments was inspired by his own childhood.

Interesting Link: A short video clip of George Hagen discussing his book.

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