Daniel James Brown is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat, The Indifferent Stars Above, and Under a Flaming Sky. He has taught writing at San Jose State University and Stanford University. He lives outside Seattle.
Daniel James Brown is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat, The Indifferent Stars Above, and Under a Flaming Sky. He has taught writing at San Jose State University and Stanford University. He lives outside Seattle. See less
The following is a personality profile of Daniel James Brown based on his work.
Daniel James Brown is heartfelt, tranquil and restrained.
He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is calm-seeking as well: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe. But, Daniel James Brown is also calm under pressure: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for belongingness.
He is relatively unconcerned with both taking pleasure in life and helping others. He prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment. And he thinks people can handle their own business without interference.
This book is made to be a movie... personal history of a tough life growing up, team spirit found in sports, discipline of competitive crew, and WWII perspective of beating the Germans in the ... Read More
The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride
This was a very interesting book. I had heard and read things about the Donner Party, but never anything that really detailed the trip, especially from the perspective of a survivor. Author Brown ... Read More
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics