At the heart of the matter is a battle between wish and fear. Fear generally proves stronger than a wish, but it leaves a taste of disappointment on the tongue.
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|Birth:||13th August, 1960|
|Profession:||Author, Journalist, Novelist, Playwright|
George Packer was born in Santa Clara, California, USA. He is an American author, journalist, novelist, and playwright. He Graduated from Yale College in 1982. He is best known for his writings for The New Yorker about U.S. foreign policy and for his book The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq. He also wrote The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America. That book won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2013. His essays and articles have appeared in Boston Review, The Nation, World Affairs, Harper's, The New York Times, and The New Yorker, among other publications. He was a columnist for Mother Jones and has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since May 2003. He has written two novels include: The Half Man and Central Square. He has written other books include: The Village of Waiting, Blood of the Liberals, and The Fight Is for Democracy. He has written one play, Betrayed.
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