David Ellis's "Line of Vision" won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. He is a partner in a Chicago law firm and recently served as Deputy Counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives.
David Ellis's "Line of Vision" won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. He is a partner in a Chicago law firm and recently served as Deputy Counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. See less
The following is a personality profile of David Ellis based on his work.
David Ellis is unpretentious, boisterous and can be perceived as verbose.
He is unconcerned with art, he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. He is assertive as well: he tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and he is comfortable leading groups. But, David Ellis is also intermittent: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for belongingness.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.
"Please, you're embarrassing me. Let's leave it at this: I have my moments."
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