About the author

Harriet Pike

<p> As a newspaper reporter on Long Island, Harriet Pike lived and observed the suburban world of <em>Enemy in the Garden</em>, a mix of beauty and prejudice. She started as a staff reporter for<em> Newsday</em> right out of college and subsequently worked for other publications as a reporter and managing editor. A career writer, her portfolio includes articles for the <em>New York Times</em> and <em>Daily News</em>.</p>