Dr. Michael J. Deeb (1935 - ) was born in Grand Rapids, MI USA the eldest of five boys. After receiving his Bachelors Degree from Aquinas College, he earned a Masters Degree in US History from Michigan State University and a doctorate from Wayne State University.
After teaching historical research and American History for twenty years, Dr. Deeb worked in the business word for the next 25 years. He was elected in 1968 to the State Board of Education in Michigan and served in that post until 1974.
Retired, he reverted to his first passion, US History and is now writing historical novels set in mid nineteenth America.
His first novel, Duty and Honor: a Novel of the Civil War, was released in the fall of 2007. Its sequel, Duty Accomplished, became available in the fall of 2008. The third novel in the trilogy, The Drieborg Chronicles, will be available in November of 2009.
Dr. Deeb is married to Sally Dittman and lives in Sun City Center, Florida, USA. They have five children and ten grandchildren.