About the Author
Alexander Flint, an award winning author, is a native New Yorker and a retired New York City high school teacher. He is also a retired military officer, having served in the United Stated Marines Corps during the Vietnam War. He also served in Europe during the Balkan War in the 1990s. Flint is the author of two previous books-The Frozen Dozen (Rutledge Books 2002) and Stress Survival (Xlibris, 2006)-and edited his father's memoir, The Way It Was: From Second Avenue to Staten Island (Xlibris, 2005). The father of five children and six grandchildren, Flint lives on Staten Island, New York, and Hollywood Beach, Florida.