Hampton Sides is a contributing editor to Outside. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, DoubleTake, The New Republic, The Washington Post and on All Things Considered. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"[Sides] liberates his story from documentary and turns it into epic. . . . More than any monument, Ghost Soldiers is the memorial both prisoners and liberators deserve." --The Seattle Times "The greatest World War II story never told." --Esquire "[A] beautiful account of heroism . . . Sure to be a classic." --Men's Journal "Riveting and patriotically stirring without ever slipping into mawkishness or sentimentality." --The New York Times "Thoroughly researched and artfully told. . . . A compelling story filled with colorful characters." --The San Francisco Chronicle