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Dave Barry

Dave BarryAKA Dave McAlister Barry

Born: 3-Jul-1947
Birthplace: Armonk, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Columnist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Dave Barry's Guide to Life

Wife: Beth (m. 1976, div. 1993, one son)
Son: Robert (b. 1980)
Wife: Michelle Kaufman (m. 1996, one daughter)
Daughter: Sophie (b. 2000)

    High School: Pleasantville High School (1965)
    University: BA English, Haverford College (1969)

    The Rock Bottom Remainders Guitarist/Vocalist (1992-)
    The Miami Herald Columnist (1983-2005)
    R. S. Burger Associates Business Writing Teacher (1975-83)
    West Chester Daily Local News Reporter (1971-75)
    Pulitzer Prize for Commentary 1988

    Complete Guide to Guys (30-May-2006)

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Author of books:
The Taming of the Screw (1983, non-fiction)
Babies and Other Hazards of Sex: How to Make a Tiny Person in Only 9 Months With Tools You Probably Have Around the Home (1984, non-fiction)
Stay Fit and Healthy Until You're Dead (1985, non-fiction)
Claw Your Way to the Top: How to Become the Head of a Major Corporation in Roughly a Week (1986, non-fiction)
Dave Barry's Guide to Marriage and/or Sex (1987, non-fiction)
Homes and Other Black Holes (1988, non-fiction)
Dave Barry Slept Here: A Sort of History of the United States (1989, non-fiction)
Dave Barry Turns 40 (1990, non-fiction)
Dave Barry's Only Travel Guide You'll Ever Need (1991, non-fiction)
Dave Barry Does Japan (1992, non-fiction)
Dave Barry's Gift Guide to End All Gift Guides (1994, non-fiction)
Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys (1996, non-fiction)
Dave Barry in Cyberspace (1996, non-fiction)
Dave Barry's Book of Bad Songs (1997, non-fiction)
Dave Barry Turns 50 (1998, non-fiction)
Big Trouble (1999, fiction)
Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway: A Vicious and Unprovoked Attack on Our Most Cherished Political Institutions (2001, non-fiction)
"My Teenage Son's Goal in Life is to Make Me Feel 3,500 Years Old" and Other Thoughts On Parenting From Dave Barry (2001, non-fiction)
"The Greatest Invention In The History Of Mankind Is Beer" And Other Manly Insights From Dave Barry (2001, non-fiction)
Tricky Business (2002, fiction)
Peter and the Starcatchers (2004, fiction, with Ridley Pearson)

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