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June 4, 2009
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Fantasy writer David Eddings dies in Carson City home

Acclaimed fantasy writer David Carroll Eddings died Tuesday of natural causes at his Carson City home, his family announced Wednesday.

Eddings, 77, wrote more than two dozen novels, his most popular being the multi-volume "Belgariad" and "Malloreon" series. His last book was "The Younger Gods" published in 2006, said younger brother Dennis Eddings, 70, who came to Carson City Tuesday night to handle his brother's affairs.

Born July 7, 1931, in Spokane, Wash., David Eddings decided in high school he wanted to be a writer, said Dennis. But first he served two years in the U.S. Army, discharging from service …

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