Authors with Last Names Beginning with "I"
Lee Iacocca was the son of an Italian immigrant rising quickly through the ranks of the Ford Motor Company to become its president only to be forced out by a near catastrophic power play. He proved his strength as the Chief Executive Officer of the then severely struggling Chrysler Corporation and built it back to success. His writings are often done in collaboration with others.
Greg Iles was born in Germany and grew up in Mississippi where he later attended the University of Mississippi. He joined a band as a guitarist, songwriter, and singer but soon settled into a career writing suspense novels and thrillers. He has participated in a literary music group with many other successful contemporary writers.
Isenberg, Andrew C.
Andrew C. Isenberg attended St. Olaf College and Northwestern University. He has served as an educator in several universities including the University of Puget Sound, Brown University, Princeton University, as well as Temple University specializing in studies of the encounters of settlers with the natives of the West.
Mineko Iwasaki was born in the 1940's and left home at the age of 5 to be skilled in the traditional Japanese art as a Geisha. She became one of the most respected and celebrated in the artform until she retired to marry while in her twenties. Her books reflect the tradition and pride of one who has been an integral part in the expression of a long-treasured culture.