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Photo of David S. Elder

Biographical Info

Dave graduated from Brecksville High School in Cleveland Ohio and from Ohio University in 1971. He is also a graduate of Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan.

Dave has worked in a gas station, counted houses in the City of Cleveland for Avon, as a flower delivery boy, sold pots, pans and encyclopedias door to door, in a pizza parlor, delivered sailboats on the Great Lakes, sold Bayliner Boats, sailed in the Merchant Marine, worked as a bartender, worked in the worlds largest cement factory, worked at the Michigan Attorney General’s Office and now practices as an attorney in Alpena, Michigan.

He is the author of Tashtego, The Gingerbread Man and The Belly of the Beast. He also has been published in the Michigan Bar Journal. He lives in Alpena, Michigan with his dog Sophie.

  •  The Belly of the Beast
  • Tashtego
  • The Gingerbread Man
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