Edwin G. Burrows is a distinguished professor of history at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and coauthor, with Mike Wallace, of Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898, which won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for History. Norman Dietz is a writer, an actor, and a solo performer. He has also performed frequently on radio and television, and he has recorded over 150 audiobooks, many of which have earned him awards from AudioFile magazine, the ALA, and Publishers Weekly. Additionally, AudioFile named Norman one of the Best Voices of the Century.
"A moving tribute to the martyrs of the prison ships." ---Kirkus