Giovanni Andreazzi was born in Ohio where, two weeks out of high school, he joined the United States Navy. He attended the Naval Academy at Annapolis and served as a missile technician aboard the Sam Houston Submarine. Following his service, the author graduated from Ohio University and began a career with the Army Civil Service which allowed him to get a masters degree from Texas A&M and travel the world. He visited such foreign places as: Russia, China, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Macao, South Korea, Finland, Philippines, Sweden, Scotland, France, Spain, and Texas. Before he retired to write, he worked as a project manager/engineer for the Indian Health Service, building, inspecting, and maintaining health facilities on Indian Reservations throughout the United States. The author resides in Ohio where he enjoys biking; weight lifting; cooking; jogging; drinking wine; and, of course, writing. His long term desire is to go out of life the same way he came in, "Poor, ignorant, and naked, and two out of three ain't bad."