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E Lynn Harris

E. Lynn Harris (1955-2009) was the author of eleven novels and the memoir What Becomes of the Brokenhearted . Ten of his novels--including In My Father's House, Mama Dearest, Basketball Jones , and Just Too Good to be True --hit the New York Times bestseller list. Harris was known for writing about men who were black, gay and closeted, introducing many readers to little-talked-about subjects. Unable to sell his first novel, Invisible Life , he self-published and sold copies out of the trunk of...See more