Author and Contributors

Kenneth Silber has written and edited on various topics in science, economics, politics and history for publications including Scientific American, the Wall Street Journal and the Daily Beast. He married into a family of DeWitt Clinton descendants and lives in New Jersey with his wife Brooke Silber and their son DeWitt Silber.

George Gruel is a photographer, head of Oddstick Studio and author of Lawyers, Guns & Photos: Photographs and Tales of my Adventures with Warren Zevon (Big Gorilla Books). He lives in Arizona with his wife Janet Lennox Moyer Gruel and their saluki dogs. View more of George’s photographs:

Hand-drawn maps: C. Brooke Silber is an architectural and landscape lighting designer, and principal at Jan & Brooke, Luminae.

Book layout: Jessica Collier