D. James Smith
His novels for younger readers are Fast Company and his first book about Paolo and friends, The Boys of San Joaquin.
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Everyday be of service to others and yourself.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Not having more time to write
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. All the unknowns who just got up each day and did the right thing without making it into history.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Captain Ahab in Moby Dick. He is not exactly a villian. More a victim of his obsessions. Though others suffer because of it.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. To play the guitar.