Laura Hillenbrand is a contributing writer/editor to `Equus' magazine among many other journals. Her article on Seabiscuit won the Eclipse Award for Magazine Writing; she served as a consultant on the Universal film of this book, released in 2003. She lives in Washington DC.
'A rip-roaring narrative from a cobwebbed chapter of the Depression' Sunday Times
'Hillenbrand tells the story of the triumphs and tribulations of her cast of misfits with flair and skill, relishing the larger than life characters who inhabited this forgotten demimonde.' Sunday Times
'Most readable...a wonderful tale' Daily Mail
'This season's literary sensation' Financial Times