Born and raised in San Francisco, Tony Lazzarini now resides in
Marin County, California. His musical Christmas play, Tale of the
Toy Soldier, won him a national play writing contest and has enjoyed
eight years of productions. His first book, Never Trust A Man In
Curlers, received a 1998 “Best Book of the Year” award from the
North American Bookdealers Exchange based in Cottage Grove, Oregon.
When not writing, Tony can be found working on one of his several
collector cars or riding his motorcycle with his wife Arlene. He has
held competition racing licenses with S.C.C.A and I.M.S.A. and
currently races in the Vintage Road Racing series with his 1968 “A”
Production AMX. In 2003, Highest Traditions received awards for Best
Military Non-fiction and Best Memoir.