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David Plante

David Plante grew up in Providence, Rhode Island, within a French-Canadian parish. As a young man, Plante moved to London, where he lived for some fifty years. He has published a number of novels, some referring back to his parish but also expanding into European and Russian settings. He has been a regular contributor to the New Yorker with short stories and profiles of people he knew. He has dual nationality, American and British, but lives in Lucca, Italy, and Athens, Greece.