Dave Barry Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 18 pages of information about the life of Dave Barry.
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Authors and Artists for Young Adults on Dave Barry

When syndicated humor columnist, author, and Pulitzer Prize-winner Dave Barry discusses his motivations for writing about everyday life in the modern world, he could tell his audience that he does it as a public service to point out the flaws in contemporary American society, or he might say he does it to make other people laugh, or simply because he enjoys writing. But, then again, Barry believes in honesty. "I do it to make money," he revealed to Contemporary Authors interviewer Jean W. Ross. This ambition aside, Barry is known for being a truthful journalist, always providing his audience with the hard facts, such as the time he published a book on American history in which all the important events occur on October 8 (his son's birthday), or when explaining technical terms like "volts," which he defines in Homes and Other Black Holes as tiny "pieces of energy shaped...

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