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Mitchell Zuckoff received a master's degree from the University of Missouri and was a Batten Fellow at the Darden School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. He is currently a professor of journalism at Boston University. He has written several books including Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II; Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II; Robert Altman: The Oral Biography; Ponzi's Scheme: The True Story of a Financial Legend; Judgment Ridge: The True Story Behind the Dartmouth Murders written with Dick Lehr; and 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi. His work Choosing Naia: A Family's Journey received the Christopher Award. He was a reporter for twenty years, mostly as an investigative reporter and roving national correspondent for The Boston Globe. His articles have appeared in several publications including The New Yorker and Fortune. He received the Distinguished Writing Award from the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the Livingston Award for International Reporting, the Heywood Broun Award, and the Associated Press Managing Editors' Public Service Award. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II… (more)

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