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Brian D'Amato

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: D'Amato grew up in Chicago and attended New Trier High School. He continues to reside there part-time today.

Biography: D'Amato is an author and sculptor. He received a BA from Yale University and an MA from the City University of New York.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Brian D'Amato on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

ISBN: 9780316248914 OCLC: 843125599

Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Co., New York : 2013.

An ambitious model's dreams of perfection turn into a nightmare in the hands of a renowned plastic surgeon.

Beauty :
ISBN: 0440212820 OCLC: 28755415

Island Books/Dell, New York, N.Y. : [1993], ©1992.

In the courts of the sun /
ISBN: 0525950516 OCLC: 227328694

Math prodigy and Maya descendant Jed DeLanda is 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.

  In the courts of the sun :
ISBN: 9781615457144 OCLC: 468117578

Playaway Digital Audio : [Solon, Ohio] : [2010], ℗2009.

December 21, 2012. The day time stops. Jed DeLanda, a descendant of the Maya living in the year 2012, is a math prodigy who spends his time playing Go against his computer and raking in profits from online trading. His secret weapon? A Mayan divination game---once used for predicting corn-harvest cycles, now proving very useful in predicting corn futures---that his mother taught him. But Jed's life is thrown into chaos when his former mentor, the game theorist Taro, and a mysterious woman named Marena Park invite him to give his opinion on a newly discovered Mayan codex.