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Daniel Duane

Daniel Duane grew up in Berkeley, California. After obtaining his undergraduate degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, he quickly returned to the West Coast to climb, surf, and generally live life. Duane climbed actively in the Yosemite Valley from 1987 to 1992, got a Ph.D. in American Literature at UC–Santa Cruz, and currently lives in San Francisco with his two daughters and his wife, the writer Elizabeth Weil.

He is the author of seven books (see below) and has w
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