David Steinman has a degree in Economics from the Wharton School. He divides his time between Israel and Los Angeles, and has two teenage sons and three Rottweilers.

Democracy promotion strategist David Steinman was a consulting expert to the U.S. National Security Council during the overthrow of Haiti’s notorious “Baby Doc” Duvalier and later coordinated private support for Southeast Asian anti-Communist resistance movements. He published the first major media exposé of the present Ethiopian dictatorship’s human rights abuses and co-planned Ethiopia’s inspiring 2005 civil resistance campaign, voted that year’s “Most Important African Event” in a BBC poll.

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This is the first novel from Mr. Steinman, whose non-fiction writing about Ethiopia has been featured in the Washington Post, International Herald Tribune and on Forbes.com.