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Glen David GoldGlen David Gold (born 1964) is an American author. Gold received his BA from Wesleyan University and his MFA in creative writing at the University of California at Irvine.

Gold is known as the writer of Carter Beats the Devil and Sunnyside. Carter Beats the Devil is a fictionalized biography of Charles Joseph Carter (1874_1936), an American illusionist performing from c. 1900 to 1936. He writes in a narrative style, and the book was hailed as a very respectable venture into historical fiction. His second novel, Sunnyside, was published in 2009. Short stories of his„including "The Tears of Squonk"„have appeared in a number of issues of McSweeney's.

Gold wrote a single episode of the cartoon television show Hey Arnold. This episode was aired in 1997. In it, the titular Arnold staging 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.

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 co-wrote an episode of the podcast Welcome to Night Vale entitled "The Auction" in 2013, and contributed to an episode entitled "The Woman From Italy" in 2014..

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Sunnyside by Glen David Gold

Carter Beats the Devil
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Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gold

Carter Beats the Devil
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Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gold
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Author Signed Hardcover Book.  May 2009 NY: Knopf Publishing Group  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  This is a collectible book free from material defects.  Jacket covering services are available for a small fee..

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Glen David Gold Bibliography

  • Carter Beats the Devil - 2001
  • Sunnyside - 2009
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