Author E. Lynn Harris Dies at 54…

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E. Lynn Harris, whose self-published 1991 debut novel “Invisible Life” novel endeared him to millions of readers, died on July 24, 2009. He was 53 years old. According to the Arkansas Times, Harris suffered a “serious health setback” while on a West Coast book tour for his recent novel “Basketball Jones.” In subsequent novels such as “Just As I Am,” “If This World Were Mine” and “Any Way The Wind Blows,” featuring the glamorous and gritty lives of Black strivers, closeted and openly gay men, the former IBM executive became one of the country’s most popular writers, whose book signings were often standing-room only events…

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