Larry M. Edwards is an award-winning investigative journalist and author. His most recent book is "What the Private Saw: The Civil War Letters and Diaries of Oney Foster Sweet," the previously unpublished correspondence and writings of a Civil War veteran who fought in all but one of the major battles in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania -- and lived to tell about it.
His previous book, "Dare I Call It Murder? — A Memoir of Violent Loss," won first place in the 2014 San Diego Book Awards, Best Published Memoir. As a journalist, he has won four Best of Show awards from the San Diego Press Club in addition to many other awards during his 25 years in journalism.
His others books include: "Official Netscape Internet Business Starter Kit: The Eight Essential Steps for Launching Your Business on the Net" and "Food & Provisions of the Mountain Man: the diet of 19th century fur trappers, journal excerpts and recipes for fry bread, pemmican, sausage and other tasty treats."
As a journalist, he has won four Best of Show awards from the San Diego Press Club in addition to many other awards during his 25 years in journalism.
He has served as business editor at San Diego Magazine as well as editor of The Log Newspapers, Maritime Quarterly and The T Sector. He contributed regularly to Sailing World and Grand Prix Sailor, and worked as a stringer for the Associated Press while covering the America's Cup and other sailing competitions. Edwards currently works as a freelance writer, book editor, and publishing consultant in San Diego, Calif., where he lives with his birding-enthusiast wife, Janis Cadwallader.
Born in Seattle, he grew up in Kirkland, graduating from Lake Washington High School and the University of Washington. After graduation, he taught school in Tacoma, Wash.