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David Baldacci

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David Baldacci made a big splash on the literary scene with the publication of his first novel, Absolute Power, in 1996. A major motion picture adaptation followed, with Clint Eastwood as its director and star. In total, David has published 27 novels, all of which have been national and international bestsellers; several have been adapted for film and television. His novels have been translated into more than 45 languages and sold in more than 80 countries; over 110 million copies are in print worldwide. David has also published four novels for children. He has received numerous accolades for his writing; most recently, he was inducted into the International Crime Writing Hall of Fame and received the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers...more


You may have seen David Baldacci’s name on your parents’ bookshelves before — he’s written 27 novels for adults, and there are more than 110 million copies of his books in print worldwide! We’re happy to report, though, that his latest endeavor — THE FINISHER — belongs squarely in the YA section of your local library.


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Absolute Power
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Last Man Standing
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The Winner
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A handful of art warriors take on the Third Reich in this story chock-full of both intrigue and culture. Read it before the movie (starring George Clooney) comes out.
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What could be better than curling up with another installment of the award-winning Kinsey Millhone series? Long live Kinsey.
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A young man, a lifeboat and a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Read the book before seeing the movie. As splendid as the cinematography is, the images and themes the novel conjures are richer still.
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This fictionalized account of a soldier's time in the Middle East has received critical attention from all corners, and deservedly so. It’s a book that will make you think long after the last page has fallen.
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“Why can't people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?”
David Baldacci, The Camel Club

“Small mistakes tend to lead to large ones. Ours is a lifetime appoinment, and all you have is your reputation. Once it's gone, it doesn't comeback.”
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“When a poor man gives something, that is a sacrifice indeed. When a rich man gives something, it hardly rises to the same level.”
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