About the Author

John R. Howe currently resides in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he directs an Internet/World Wide Website for writers and publishers. Between 1980 and 1992, while writing this book, he lived in Juneau, Alaska, working as a videographer, freelance writer, teacher, and conservationist. His articles on wildlife subjects have been published in Audubon Defenders, and Alaska magazines. He is a graduate of Stanford University and holds a masters degree in sociobiology and communications from San Francisco State University.