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Terry Goodkind  

New York Times Bestselling Author of "The Sword of Truth" Series & Other Epic Fantasies

Terry Goodkind is the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of "The Sword of Truth" series, Richard and Kahlan stories, author of "The Law of Nines," "The Omen Machine" and "The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus," as-well-as collaborator for "Legend of the Seeker," the Sam Raimi-produced, ABC television series based on "The Sword of Truth" books.

Goodkind was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, where he also attended art school, one of his many interests on the way to becoming a writer. Besides a career in wildlife art, he has been a cabinet maker and violin maker, and he has done restoration work on rare and exotic artifacts from around the world -- each with its own story to tell, he says.

While continuing to maintain the northeastern home he built with his own hands, in recent years he and his wife, Jeri, have created a second home in the desert Southwest, where he now spends the majority of his time.


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