Gene Brewer was born and raised in Muncie, Indiana and educated at DePauw University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before becoming a novelist Dr. Brewer studied DNA replication and cell division at several major research institutions, including St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (Memphis) and Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland). He is the author of fifteen novel, including Murder on Spruce Island, Ben and I, Becoming Human and many others (see OTHER BOOKS). He lives in coastal Maine and central Vermont with his wife, Karen, and rescue dog Olivia. Hobbies include chess, cosmology, music, theater and, of course, reading (favorite author: Kurt Vonnegut). 

  *Some of the best American and British animal rights/vegan organizations are:

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

The National Anti-vivisection Society

United Poultry Concerns

The Jane Goodall Institute

The American Vegan


Europeans for Medical Progress

The Vegan Society

and Vegan Village