John Rolfe Gardiner

John Rolfe Gardiner is the author of three previous novels -- Great Dream from Heaven, Unknown Soldiers, and In the Heart of the Whole World -- and two collections of stories, Going On Like This and The Incubator Ballroom. He is the winner of a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writer's Award. His stories frequently appear in "The New Yorker. He lives in Unison, Virginia, with his wife and his daughter.