About the Author
Steven Ujifusa is an historian and a resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has written numerous articles on architecture and urban history for PlanPhilly.com and PhillyHistory.org. When he is not writing, he enjoys singing, photography, rowing on the Schuylkill River, and travel. A native of Chappaqua, New York, Steven received his undergraduate degree in history from Harvard University and a joint masters in historic preservation and real estate development from the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves on the advisory council of the SS United States Conservancy, a national nonprofit dedicated to saving the great ship and preserving her historical legacy. As of February 1, 2011, the Conservancy is now the owner of the SS United States, thanks to a $5.8 million grant from Philadelphia philanthropist H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest. Learn how to get involved with the preservation of the SS United States for future generations.
A Man and His Ship is his first book.