Larry Kahn, the author of THE JINX, is an attorney for BellSouth Corporation specializing in the tax aspects of domestic and international mergers and acquisitions. He resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and two children. Mr. Kahn graduated first in his class from the State University of New York at Albany in 1982 with a B.A. in Economics. He was a popular sportswriter and editor of the Albany Student Press. Mr. Kahn developed a keen interest in race relations while attending Yale Law School, where he received his J.D. degree in 1985. He was employed by a major New York law firm before joining BellSouth in 1993. His passions include family, politics, tennis and writing. THE JINX is his first novel.