About the Author
Gerald Hausman was born in Baltimore and grew up in New Jersey. It was there that he experienced the drama of Night Flight firsthand. He wrote this book as a means of “banishing ghosts that have remained” long after he thought he’d left them behind.
Mr. Hausman celebrates his love of community, family, and storytelling through his writing. His first book for Philomel, Coyote Walks on Two Legs, explored his lifelong relationship with the Navajo. Night Flight is a further exploration of his roots and an examination of his Gypsy and Jewish background.
Mr. Hausman is the cofounder and director of the Blue Harbor Creative Writing Program in Jamaica. He and his wife live in Bokeelia, Florida, where in addition to his writing, he enjoys life on the Gulf Coast.
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