a former U.S. Foreign Service officer and a dealer in Southeast Asian
antiques, writes on the history of aviation in Southeast Asia and
China, and on OSS and military operations in the China-Burma-India
World War II theater. He has published three novels set in Southeast
Asia, and a collection of short stories: A Delicate Beauty from
Phetburi: Tales of Intrigue in Asia, Africa and Other Exotic Places.
Penh Noir: A Coven of Snakes.