"The book has a neon quality: a warning, mixed iwth irony and loss." -The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times
About the Author
Terri Hein grew up on a wheat farm in eastern Washington, where her great-grandparents originally homesteaded. In the years since she left home for college, she has led an adventurous life -- teaching abroad, rafting the Grand Canyon, traveling to northweatern Pakistan to learn firsthand about the plight of Afgani women refugees, doing research in the Jungle, and hiking above the Arctic Circle. She has received awards for her teaching, as well as a Fulbright Scholarship. Currently, she lives in Seattle and teaches children who are undergoing cancer treatment at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.