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Dan Baum
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Dan Baum is a former staff writer for The New Yorker, and has written for numerous other magazines and newspapers. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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Gun Guys
A Road Trip
Written by Dan Baum


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $15.95

Dan Baum is a gun fanatic. He is also Jewish Democrat who grew up in suburban New Jersey. In Gun Guys, he takes us on a guided tour of gun stores and gun shows, shooting ranges and festivals, contests and auctions, trying to figure out what draws so many of us... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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Gun Guys
A Road Trip
Written by Dan Baum


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $26.95

Here is armed America—a land of machine-gun gatherings in the desert, lederhosened German shooting societies, feral-hog hunts in Texas, and Hollywood gun armories. Whether they’re collecting antique weapons, practicing concealed carry, or firing an AR-15 or a Glock at their local range, many Americans love guns—which horrifies and fascinates many other... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

Gun Guys
A Road Trip
Written by Dan Baum


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Nine Lives
Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans
Written by Dan Baum


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $16.00

Nines Lives is a multivoiced biography of a dazzling, surreal, and imperiled city, told through the lives of nine unforgettable characters and bracketed by two epic storms: Hurricane Betsy, which transformed New Orleans in the 1960s, and Hurricane Katrina, which nearly destroyed it. Dan Baum brings this kaleidoscopic portrait to life... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Nine Lives
Death and Life in New Orleans
Written by Dan Baum


Format: eBook
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $11.99

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