The Authors

Aili McConnon

Aili McConnon is a Canadian journalist based in New York. She has written for BusinessWeek Magazine, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Guardian. She has appeared on ABC, MSNBC, and CNN and has earned degrees from Princeton University, the University of Cambridge, and Columbia University.

Andres McConnon

Andres McConnon graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University, where he majored in history. He previously worked as a historical researcher for several books. While researching and writing Road to Valor, he lived for a period in Paris, Florence, and the Italian Riviera. Aili and Andres are siblings, born in Toronto.

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