Terry Brooks

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Birthday
8, 1944
Birthplace
Sterling, IL
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1944 (age 76)
Birthplace
Sterling, IL

About

An American writer of epic fantasy novels, he is known for the Shannara books; The Word & Void series; and the Magic Kingdom of Landover series. Over the course of his career, he published over twenty New York Times bestselling books.

Before Fame

After earning a degree in English literature from Hamilton College, he obtained a J.D. from Washington and Lee University.

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His books sold over twenty-one million copies during his lifetime.

Family Life

He was born in Sterling, Illinois, and he later settled in Seattle, Washington with his wife, Judine.

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He was inspired to become a writer after reading the works of William Faulkner.