Award-winning and best-selling author Don Keith has lived in the South all his life and is a graduate of the University of Alabama. As a broadcast journalist, he won awards from the Associated Press and United Press International for news writing and reporting and was also the first winner of Troy State University's Hector Award for innovation in broadcast journalism. As an on-the-air broadcaster, Don was twice named Billboard Magazine "Radio Personality of the Year." His first novel, THE FOREVER SEASON, received the Alabama Library Association's "Fiction of the Year" award. He has since published more than two-dozen books, fiction and non-fiction, including the nationally best-selling novel FINAL BEARING and the non-fiction work THE ICE DIARIES, which was submitted for consideration for the Pulitzer Prize. His novel FIRING POINT is in pre-production as a major motion picture.
Don also sponsors the UNTOLD MILLIONS Project, an effort to encourage the capture and publication of eyewitness accounts of major historical events such as the Great Depression, World War II and other wars, the space program, the Civil Rights struggle, and more. The project web site is www.untoldmillions.net.
Don lives in Indian Springs Village, Alabama, with his wife, Charlene. His web site is www.donkeith.com.
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