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J.A. Sanborn was born in Palmetto, Florida, but has spent most of his adult life in New England.

He has had a career spanning thirty years in various management positions in high technology corporations as well as twenty years in academic settings teaching chemistry.

A US Navy veteran, he spent his time in the anti-submarine service on the U.S.S. Essex, CVS-9, during the cold war years of the 1960s. He looks forward to the annual Army/Navy football game.

He has had a lifetime interest in physics, chemistry, ciphers, codes, and reading mystery stories: fact and fiction.

The author holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Massachusetts. He has two grown children, Charity and Marc. He and his wife of forty-seven years live in Savannah, Georgia, with two spoiled tuxedo cats.