Alton Gansky

Alton Gansky: Alton Gansky is the author of twenty published novels and six nonfiction works. A Christy Award finalist (for A Ship Possessed) and an Angel Award winner (for Terminal Justice), he is a frequent speaker at writer's conferences and other speaking engagements. Alton brings an eclectic background to his writing: he has been a firefighter, and he spent ten years in architecture and twenty-two years in pulpit ministry. He now writes full-time from his home in southern California where he lives with his wife.

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In this suspenseful yet touching story, a Civil War-era Bible emerges again and again in history, transforming the lives of those it touches.
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My Life in 8 Words

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Alton Gansky
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Stories that make you think.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. My kids--all adults now.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Spirituality, honesty, humor.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I spent 10 years in architecture and often I find that I miss the work.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. In some ways, Teddy Roosevelt: sickly kid, turns writer, becomes president.