Tad Friend
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Theodore Porter "Tad" Friend (born September 25, 1962) is a staff writer for The New Yorker who writes the magazine's "Letter from California".
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Born in Buffalo, New York, Friend was raised there and in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania​, where his father, Theodore Friend, was president of Swarthmore College. He was educated at The Shipley School and Harvard University​.
Friend was a contributing editor at various publications, including Esquire, prior to becoming a staff writer at The New Yorker in 1998.[1] His work there includes the magazine's "Letter from California".​[1] In 2001, he published "Lost in Mongolia: Travels in Hollywood and Other Foreign Lands", a collection of his articles. His memoir, Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor, was published in 2009.[1]
Friend is married to food writer Amanda Hesser, with whom he has twin children. He lives in Brooklyn Heights.
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Whiting, Sam (October 9, 2005). "New Yorker West : Tad Friend, part-time Californian"​. San Francisco Chronicle​.
^ a b c "Contributors: Tad Friend". The New Yorker. n.d.
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