Hugh Pearson

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Hugh Pearson (1957 – 2005) was an editorial page writer for The Wall Street Journal. His writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New Republic, Essence, and other publications. A graduate of Brown University, he lived in New York City.

Pearson was found dead, of an apparent suicide, in his Brooklyn apartment (photo Seven Stories Press).

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3 Books by Hugh Pearson


Book Cover Under the Knife: How a Wealthy Negro Surgeon Wielded Power in the Jim Crow South by Hugh Pearson

Under the Knife

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