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Scott Anderson
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Scott Anderson

Scott Anderson Biography

Scott Anderson is a veteran war correspondent who has reported from Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Northern Ireland, Chechnya, Sudan, Bosnia, El Salvador and many other strife-torn countries. A frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine, his work has also appeared in Vanity Fair, Esquire, Harper's and Outside. He is the author of novels Moonlight Hotel and Triage and of non-fiction books The Man Who Tried to Save the World and The 4 O'Clock Murders, and co-author of War Zones and Inside The League with his brother Jon Lee Anderson

Mr. Anderson received an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop, where he was a Teaching/Writing Fellow. He was born in Sebastopol, California, and is married with a daughter.



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