Crystal Payton

Crystal Payton has co-authored a travel guide to Branson, a coffee table book on Branson, and two books on Silver Dollar City, a theme park modeled on Ozark frontier life. Withher husband, Leland, she has published on popular culture with Abbeville and St. Martin's Press in New York and with Chronicle Books inSan Francisco. The Paytons have two sons. SEE THE OZARKS is the Paytons' sixth book on the region.