The book would not have been possible without the help of the following people:
Camille Peri, my patient editor, whose support, suggestions, and guidance during this little journey pushed me into creating something I’m very proud of.
The incredible design and production team—production editor Susan Rimerman, design manager Charlene Will, and especially compositor Kim Scott—for making sense of this thing that was in my head and turning it into a beautiful visual reality.
Senior executive editor Marjorie Baer, for her sage advice, and for believing in this project and letting me make the book I’ve always wanted to make.
Executive marketing manager Damon Hampson, my fellow northerner, for convincing me that I might have something ...