Robert Kurson earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, then a law degree from Harvard Law School. His award-winning stories have appeared in Rolling Stone, "The New York Times Magazine," and "Esquire," where he is a contributing editor. "Crashing Through" is based on Kurson's 2006 National Magazine Award-winning profile in "Esquire," He is the author of "Shadow Divers," and he lives in Chicago. Visit the author's website at www.robertkurson.com.
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