Jim Lehrer

Jim Lehrer served as a Marine Corps infantry officer in the 1950s. His father and brother were also marines. This is his sixteenth novel. He's also the author of two memoirs and three plays and is the executive editor and anchor of "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" on PBS. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his novelist wife, Kate. They have three daughters. "From the Hardcover edition."