J. D. Chandler lives and works in Portland, Oregon. At one time or another he has worked as a busboy, waiter, door-to-door salesman, laborer, landscaper, soldier, intelligence analyst, Russian linguist, bellboy, insurance agent, telephone solicitor, apartment manager, newspaper deliverer, political activist, campaign fundraiser, executive director, in-home caregiver, union organizer, Spanish interpreter, temp, truck driver, account executive, admissions rep, freelance writer, writing tutor, and GED examiner. He has always been a writer. This is his fifth book of local history. You can read more from him at www.portlandcrime.blogspot.com and www.weirdportland.blogspot.com.