Feldman, David E. 1957-

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FELDMAN, David E. 1957-

PERSONAL:

Born February 21, 1957, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Lawrence L. (a musician and music teacher) and Enid (a reading teacher) Feldman; married Ellen Gluck (a graphic designer), May 3, 1987; children: Michael Noah, Daniel Jacob. Ethnicity: "Jewish American." Education: Drew University, B.A.

ADDRESSES:

HomeLong Beach, NY. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER:

Writer. E. Face Graphics, Long Beach, NY, owner and managing partner, 1990—.

WRITINGS:

Born of War (historical novel), Writers Club Press (Lincoln, NE), 2001.

Bad Blood: A Long Island Mystery (novel), lstBooks Library (Bloomington, IN), 2002.

Pilgrimage from Darkness: Nuremberg to Jerusalem (biography), University Press of Mississippi (Jackson, MS), 2004.

Author of the screenplays Let Me Out and Making Headlines.

SIDELIGHTS:

David E. Feldman told CA: "Why I write is something of a mystery to me—perhaps to learn about myself and the human condition. When it is going well, the writing itself takes over and seems independent of any intent on my part. Characters and circumstances come alive, revealing themselves and finding their own resolutions.

"I believe that what influenced my work most was a love of and voracious appetite for reading. As a preteen and teen, I read everything I could get my hands on. Watching well-crafted movies (whether dramatic or comedic) has also influenced my work and developed my ear for dialogue. Finally, writing regularly, diligently, and often has built my writing skills and worked that 'muscle' until it seems to function independently of me."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist, March 1, 2004, George Cohen, review of Pilgrimage from Darkness: Nuremberg to Jerusalem, p. 1123.

ONLINE

Creative Works about Connections between People: Books by David E. Feldman, http://booksbydfeldman.com (December 8, 2005).