George Packer

Novelist, Author

1960 –

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Who is George Packer?

George Packer is an American journalist, novelist, and playwright. 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. More recently, he wrote The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, covering the history of America from 1978 to 2012. That book won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in November 2013.

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Born
Aug 13, 1960
Santa Clara
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  • United States of America
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  • Bachelor of Arts, Yale University
    ( - 1982)
  • Gunn High School
  • Yale College

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on July 23, 2013

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