David Foster Wallace

About David Foster Wallace

Birth Day: February 21, 1962
Birth Place: Ithaca, NY
Died On: Sep 12, 2008 (age 46)
Birth Sign: Pisces

David Foster Wallace Net Worth

David Foster Wallace was bornon February 21, 1962 in Ithaca, NY. A brilliant but troubled author, he is best known for Infinite Jest (1996) and other philosophically complex novels. He committed suicide at the age of forty-six.
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💰 Net worth: 5 million

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About

A brilliant but troubled author, he is best known for Infinite Jest (1996) and other philosophically complex novels. He committed suicide at the age of forty-six.

Before Fame

His debut novel, The Broom of the System, which compared the U.S. to Disneyland, was published when he was just twenty-four years old.

Trivia

His books are known for their long sentences with complex punctuation, and also for their exploration of the whole of human existence.

Family Life

His father was on the faculty of the University of Illinois and his mother taught English at an Illinois community college.

Associated With

A man of many interests, he wrote pieces about tennis star Roger Federer, as well as about Politician John McCain.