John F. Kasson is a professor of history and American studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and the author of Amusing the Million, among many other seminal works of cultural history. He lives in Chapel Hill.
"Fascinating biography..." -- The Bookseller
"Compelling... This isn't a traditional biography; Kasson is more interested in the context in which Temple became such an icon..." -- The Boston Globe
"Kasson's fascinating biography..." -- The Sunday Herald