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Born on 04/07/1958 (format : day/month/year)Biography :
Deon Meyer born July 4, 1958, is a South African thriller writer, writing in Afrikaans. He grew up in the town of Klerksdorp, a mining town in the North West Province. After his military service he went to Potchefstroom University, befor becoming a journalist for "Die Volkablad" in Bloemfontein.
Since he has gone from jounranalism to press agent to public relations to webmaster.
His first book came out in 1994.
Translated into many languages, his books concern his hero, a private detective, Zatopek Van Herden, following this anti hero through his life. His books have even been adepted for television..
Internet site : http://www.deonmeyer.com/
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