About the author

Hy Shaw

<p>Hy Shaw grew up in Greenfield, Massachusetts and spent most of his life in Saratoga Springs, New York. These areas figure prominently in this novel. He worked for nearly forty years as a nuclear engineer, working on the development of marine propulsion systems. Hy currently resides in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Hy Shaw is the pseudonym for the American author Hayim Schwartzman. This is his first novel.</p>