D. James Smith
His novels for younger readers are Fast Company and his first book about Paolo and friends, The Boys of San Joaquin.
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Everyday be of service to others and yourself.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. My beastly appearanc: old, bullet-headed, one eye squinted. And my absurd sense of humor.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. I don't think I have a favorite.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. To accept chronic illness and continue to be creative in spite of it, and perhaps, because of it..
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. To stick with something past any reason.