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									David BaldacciDavid Baldacci
A Washington, D.C.-based lawyer-turned-author, David Baldacci writes legal thrillers that are as tightly constructed as they are authoritative. Readers know his books, with their cinematic plots and colorful details, are sure to offer the sort of breathless entertainment that thrillers always promise but can’t always deliver.

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David Baldacci
Current Home:
Northern Virginia
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Richmond, VIrginia
B.A. in Political Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1983; J.D., University of Virginia, 1986

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Baldacci's Latest

Selected Works

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								Stone Cold, Author: 
								David Baldacci .

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Stone Cold
by David Baldacci
Recurring characters Oliver Stone and his Camel Club are back to save the life of beautiful con-artist, to implicate a shady casino king, and to solve a string of murders of Washington D.C. political staffers.
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								Last Man Standing, Author: 
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*  Absolute Power (1996)
*  Total Control (1996)
*  The Winner (1997)
*  The Simple Truth (1998)
*  Wish You Well (2000)
*  Last Man Standing (2001)
*  The Christmas Train (2002)
*  Split Second (2003)
*  Hour Game (2004)
*  The Camel Club (2005)
*  The Collectors (2006)
*  Simple Genius (2007)
*  Stone Cold (2007)

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Something for the Kids

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								The Mystery of Silas Finklebean, Author: 
								David Baldacci, Rudy Baldacci (Illustrator), Patrick Harrington (Illustrator).

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The Mystery of Silas Finklebean
by David Baldacci, Rudy Baldacci (Illustrator), Patrick Harrington (Illustrator)
Baldacci turns his tremendous thrill-creating talent toward side-splitting storytelling in this hilarious series for middle-grade readers about fame, friends, and family. In this sequel to Freddy and the French Fries: Fries Alive!, bestselling thriller writer Baldacci writes about silly science and a mystery that will have young reader on the case from the first page.

*  Fries Alive!   by David Baldacci, Rudy Baldacci (Illustrator)

Baldacci's Favorite Authors

"I read all sorts of different types of books, both fiction and nonfiction," Baldacci told Barnes & in 1998. "I'm a big fan of John Irving, and John Updike, and I enjoy Stephen Ambrose. I really enjoy reading good writers, whatever they happen to write about." See below for books by these authors.

*  John Irving
*  John Updike
*  Stephen E. Ambrose

The Best Book to Read First

Departure from the Norm

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								Total Control, Author: 
								David Baldacci.

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Total Control
by David Baldacci
Although it opens with a plane crash, even travelers couldn’t resist this story of a tech executive whose in-flight death may not be what it seems, and his wife's hunt to find out the truth.

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								Wish You Well, Author: 
								David Baldacci.

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Wish You Well
by David Baldacci
In 2000, Baldacci took a turn away from thrillers with the heartfelt story of two kids sent from city to country to live with their great-grandmother. It's a coming-of-age tale reminiscent of To Kill a Mockingbird.

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