According to the bio on Amazon: "My Name is Terry W. Manning. I am resident of Kingsport, TN, in the valley between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Appalachiam Mountains, 90 miles east of the Great Smoky Mountains, the most beautiful country in the world! I have been married for 35 years to the love of my life. I have 2 great sons and 6 grandchildren. My love if of course my family, my God, my writing and reading. Other interests is college football Go University of Tennessee! Baseball. Go St. Louis Cardnials! "