Individual Author Record
Name: Brian D'AmatoPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionD'Amato grew up in Chicago and attended New Trier High School. He continues to reside there part-time today.
Biographical and Professional InformationD'Amato is an author and sculptor. He received a BA from Yale University and an MA from the City University of New York.
Beauty, Island Books, 1993In the Courts of the Sun, Dutton, 2009
Titles At Your Library
ISBN: 0440212820 Island Books. 1993 "People will do absolutley anything foryouth. . .if they can risk horrible infections withface-lifts, and worse things from liposuction, thenthey can accept the risk of a little plastic."Ex Yale pre-med Jamie Angelo is part artist andpart alchemist. His work is a modern miracle ofcomputer imaging and scientific engineering. Atechnique light-years beyond medicine. A creation sorevolutionary the world must never know. He canreimagine and reinvent you as he transforms yourold, unlovley flesh into a masterpiece of agelessbeauty. He is not God. But he is close. Toambitious downtown performance artist JaishreeManglai--about to become his most radical experiment--Jamieis the ultimate fantasy. . .a dark eroticobsession that knows no bounds. . .a master illusionistwho turns every woman's shattered hope for the fewwho can choose to wear beauty's monstrous-anddeadly-face. . .
In the Courts of the Sun
ISBN: 0525950516 Dutton Adult. 2009 A tale inspired by near-future apocalypse prophecies finds math prodigy and Maya descendant Jed DeLanda invited by his former mentor, Taro, to travel back in time into another person's life more than thirteen centuries earlier to learn about a "sacrifice game" that has been described in a newly discovered Mayan codex.