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Review Perilous?Times is riveting. ?Fran Johns is doing down-to-earth reporting, telling stories not told before.? This is what journalism is supposed to be about.? Not a bunch of stats, tables and graphs.? Just people talking about what happened to them, in their own words. ?Perilous Times?is a landmark achievement. ?--Milton Moskowitz, Writer/Author Read more About the Author Fran Moreland Johns is no stranger to difficult topics, having written extensively on end-of-life issues; her last book was?Dying Unafraid,?a storyteller's book about people who did just that. Johns grew up in Ashland, Virginia in the 1940s, a place and time that comes alive in many of her short stories and nonfiction works. She is a graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman's College (BA, Art), holds an MFA in Short Fiction from the University of San Francisco and is a lifelong freelance writer. The mother of three and grandmother of five, she lives with her husband, writer/editor Bud Johns, in San Francisco where she is active in arts, literary, and interfaith causes. Read more