Alex Tizon (1959 - 2017) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.
He wrote numerous articles for publications including The
Seattle Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Atlantic.
He was also the author of a memoir: Big Little Man: In Search of
My Asian Self.
Sam Howe Verhovek is freelance writer and former reporter for The New York Times and TheLos Angeles Times. He is the author of Jet Age: The Comet, the 707, and the Race to Shrink the World. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Seattle University and the University of Washington.
"Alex Tizon is the master of the telling detail that penetrates the
surface and makes us understand something or someone-and ultimately
ourselves-in a deeper way. Tizon's beautiful book is as powerful as
they come."-Cheryl Strayed
"[B]oth longtime fans and those relatively new to Tizon's work will come away from this collection with an appreciation for his unquestionable ability to narrate unusual stories in memorable ways."--Publishers Weekly