During the Indian summer of 1955 in the small Utah town of Tooele (two hill ah), Timothy Burraston, the second of three sons, was born to parents of Mormon and Methodist faiths. His love of the outdoors led to careers in sports photography, whitewater rafting and Adventure travel.
An avid historian, musician and surfer, his writings embody the intensity and authenticity of a life lived with one eye on Eternity and the other on the hourglass, which can make him appear somewhat cross-eyed, depending.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
That I am able to articulate my ideas and experiences through the actions and voices of my characters.
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V