About the Author
Dorothy Gallagher was born and raised in New York City. She was a features editor for Redbook magazine, and then became a freelance writer, and her work has been published in The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, and Grand Street. Her two previous books are Hannah’s Daughters, an account of a six-generation matrilineal family, and All the Right Enemies, a biography of the Italian-American anarchist Carlo Tresca. She lives in New York.