Kip Hawley left his job in Silicon Valley a month after 9/11 to help build the TSA. He is the co-author of Permanent Emergency. In mid-2005 he became the fourth administrator in the agency’s troubled three-year existence. He lives in Pebble Beach, California.
Nathan Means has worked on a variety of non-fiction books, including <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>In Fed We Trust</i> and other well-received titles such as <i>Arab Voices</i> and <i>The India Way</i>. He lives in Portland, Oregon.