Giovanni Andreazzi was born in Ohio, where, two weeks out of high school, he joined the United States Navy. He attended the Naval Academy and served aboard the submarine USS Sam Houston.
Following his military service, the author graduated from Ohio University and began a career with the Army Civil Service, obtaining a master’s degree from Texas A&M and traveling the world. He has visited Russia, China, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Macao, South Korea, Finland, the Philippines, Sweden, Scotland, France, and Spain.
Before retiring, he worked as a project manager/engineer for the Indian Health Service, building, inspecting, and maintaining health facilities for Native Americans. The author of Dedra resides in Ohio, where he enjoys biking, weight lifting, cooking, and, of course, writing.