A decade ago mothers from around the world contacted Michael Martin. They told him their babies were born blind. They believed a pesticide was at fault. This is the genesis of The Crestfallen Rose. Martin, a former district attorney, is a longtime litigator of environmental poisons that affect people and plants. Michael has litigated many trials involving dangerous products. He earned an English degree from the University of the South, Sewanee, and a law degree from the University of Florida. Martin lives in Lakeland, Florida, with his wife and daughters. He may be reached at [email protected].
When Harriet Tubman was born a plantation slave in 1820, her parents hoped she could learn a trade and be spared from working in the fields. But because she defended a slave against an overseer, she became a field hand anyway. As she learned to survive in... SEE MORE