Author: David Gerard was born David Gerard Jurkiewicz in 1952 in St. Joseph, Missouri. He attended parochial schools there and, as a youth, worked in his father's shoe repair business. He earned a Master's degree in literature from the University of Tulsa in 1992. He has worked for the Muskogee Phoenix in Muskogee, Oklahoma, since 1995 where he spent ten years as a reporter and copy editor and the last five years as opinion editor. He is a freelance writer, has written one other novel, Judge Not, and has published short stories in literary magazines. Gerard and his wife Audrey have three adult children. He enjoys gardening, hiking, bicycling, and bird watching.
Title: God’s Acres