Les Standiford is the author of eight critically acclaimed novels, including most recently Bone Key, as well as several works of nonfiction. He has received the Frank O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs. Since 1981 he has lived in Miami with his wife and three children. They are themselves survivors of Hurricane Andrew. From the Hardcover edition.Standiford, Les is the author of 'Last Train to Paradise Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad That Crossed an Ocean' with ISBN 9781400049479 and ISBN 1400049474.