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David Baldacci (born August 5, 1960) is a bestselling American novelist. Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, he graduated from Henrico High School and earned a B.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, after which he practiced law for nine years in Washington, D.C. He is of Italian descent from Barga, in Tuscany.