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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. With whom in history do you most identify?

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

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Perry Sachs. He starred in three of my novels.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Failure.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. I over use the word "look;" and the phrase, "he turned."

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