Doug J. Swanson
About the Author
Doug J. Swanson was for many years an investigative reporter at the Dallas Morning News. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in feature writing, and a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. Swanson currently teaches journalism in the Department of English at the University of Pittsburgh. His previous nonfiction book, Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster who Created Vegas Poker, was published by Viking in 2014.