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Question 1: ________ by descent, Pelecanos's early novels were written in the first person voice of Nick Stefanos, a Greek D.C.
Greek AmericanPolish AmericanArmenian AmericanEnglish American

Question 2: [4] The two writers have much in common including a childhood in ________, attendance at the University of Maryland and their interest in the "fate of the American city and the black urban poor".
Takoma Park, MarylandMontgomery County, MarylandRockville, MarylandSilver Spring, Maryland

Question 3: Pelecanos joined the writing staff[5] and wrote the first season episode "________".
Sentencing (The Wire)The Hunt (The Wire)The Wire (season 1)Cleaning Up

Question 4: He worked extensively on the ________ series The Wire.
TNT (TV channel)CNN Sports IllustratedTBS (TV channel)HBO

Question 5: Pelecanos wrote a seventh episode of The Wire for the show's fifth and final season, "________".
More with LessLate EditionsClarifications–30– (The Wire)

Question 6: King Suckerman, set in the 1970s and generally regarded as the fans' favorite, introduced the recurring theme of ________ in Pelecanos' fiction.
BasketballNational Basketball AssociationOlympic GamesIce hockey

Question 7: In 2006 he published ________, which was a major change of style and which featured a cameo of himself.
The Night GardenerCrime fictionDewey Decimal ClassificationInternational Standard Book Number

Question 8: George Pelecanos (born 1957 in ________) is an American author of detective fiction set primarily in his hometown of Washington, D.C.
BostonWashington, D.C.AtlantaPhoenix, Arizona

Question 9: Pelecanos has written and produced for ________'s The Wire and is part of a literary circle with non-fiction writer and The Wire producer David Simon and Laura Lippman.
TBS (TV channel)CNN Sports IllustratedTNT (TV channel)HBO

Question 10: In another interesting move, Pelecanos attached a CD to the book itself, emulating ________ who included a CD with his 2003 Harry Bosch book Lost Light.
John GrishamFrank SchätzingMichael ConnellyIsaac Bashevis Singer
















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