Thad Carhart

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Thad Carhart (born 1950[1]) is an American writer. He is the author of the bestseller The Piano Shop on the Left Bank, a memoir of his experiences with pianos and his time spent in a Parisian piano atelier.[2] His latest book, Across the Endless River, is a historical novel about Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau, the son of Sacagawea, and his intriguing sojourn as a young man in 1820s Europe.

Biography[edit]

Thad Carhart is the son of an Air Force officer who lived in numerous locations while growing up. He graduated with a degree in Anthropology from Yale University and also worked as an interpreter for the State Department. He pursued graduate studies at Stanford University.

Family[edit]

At the time of this writing, Thad Carhart resides in Paris with his wife and two children.

Writing inspiration[edit]

Thad Carhart describes his writing interest as his view of mid-1820s Europe.[3]

Publications[edit]

  • Carhart, Thad (2009). Across the Endless River. Doubleday. ISBN 978-0-385-52977-8. Hardcover.
  • Carhart, Thad (2009). Across the Endless River. Anchor. ISBN 978-0767931731. Paperback.
  • Carhart, Thad (2002). The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier. Random House. ISBN 978-0375758621.

Pen names[edit]

  • T.E. Carhart
  • Thad Carhart
  • Thaddeus Carhart
  • Thaddeus E. Carhart

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.librarything.com/author/carhartthad
  2. ^ http://www.paris-expat.com/interviews/interview_tc.html
  3. ^ http://www.thadcarhart.com/notes.html