Patrick F. McManus divides his time between Spokane, Washington, and Idaho.
Jack Samson, longtime CBS editor and wire-service foreign correspondent, is the author of fifteen previous books. He served with Chennault’s Fourteenth U.S. Army Air Force in China as a navigator and later returned to Asia, where he worked in public relations for the general’s civilian airline, CAT. A private pilot, Samson is official historian of the Fourteenth U.S. Army Air Force Association. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.