Search - List of Books by Glen David Gold

Glen David Gold (born 1964) is best known as the author of Carter Beats the Devil (Hyperion, 2001), a fictionalized biography of Charles Joseph Carter (1874-1936), an American illusionist performing from c.1900-1936. He writes in a narrative style, and the book was hailed as a very respectable venture into historical fiction. Gold is married to Alice Sebold, the author of The Lovely Bones and Lucky. The couple live in San Francisco, California. His second novel, Sunnyside, was published in 2009. His short stories, including The Tears of Squonk, have appeared in a number of issues of McSweeney's.

Gold wrote a single episode of the cartoon show Hey Arnold, in which title character Arnold stages an amateur magic show and "disappears" his friend Helga, who escapes during the trick, causing Arnold and the others to think she really has disappeared. The episode aired in 1997.

Gold has also ventured into comic books, writing a short story featuring Will Eisner's classic creation The Spirit. The story, entitled 'One Hundred!', features artwork by Eduardo Risso and appeared in DC's The Spirit #13.

Gold received his MFA for creative writing at the University of California at Irvine.

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Total Books: 23
I Will Be Complete A Memoir
2018 - I Will Be Complete a Memoir (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781101946398
ISBN-10: 1101946393
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
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Sunnyside
2010 - Sunnyside [Vintage] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780307454980
ISBN-10: 0307454983
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Carter Beats the Devil
2009 - Carter Beats the Devil (Audio CD)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780753145470
ISBN-10: 0753145472
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Michael Chabon Presents  The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist Volume 1
Das Spiel mit dem Teufel
2003 - Das Spiel Mit Dem Teufel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783442456246
ISBN-10: 344245624X
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Carter Beats the Devil
2002 - Carter Beats the Devil (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780786886326
ISBN-10: 0786886323
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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