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After completing college in Ghana, Guy Johnson managed a bar on Spain's Costa del Sol, ran a photo-safari service from London through Morocco and Algeria, and worked on oil rigs in Kuwait. Most recently he worked in the local government of Oakland, California, for more than twenty years. He lives in Oakland with his wife and son. He is the son of the author Maya Angelou.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: World War, 1914-1918 Participation, African American Fiction, African American families Fiction, African American soldiers Fiction, African American men Fiction, Louisiana Fiction, Oklahoma Fiction