Frank Shapiro, MA in History from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, is a former high school history teacher of European and Jewish history, and previously held the post of assistant researcher at the Museum of the Diaspora, Tel Aviv.
Frank Shapiro was commissioned by the Council of Zambian Jewry to research and write the history of Northern Rhodesian/Zambian Jewry leading to the publication of Zion in Africa in 1999. His second book, Haven in Africa, revealing new and undisclosed facts on the Holocaust, was published in 2002.
He lectures frequently on his subjects and has contributed diverse historical articles in newspapers and journals.
Born in London, he lives with his wife and family in Israel. This is his first novel.