Gordon Zuckerman is the author of the acclaimed historical fiction series, The Sentinels. The first two books in The Sentinels series, “Fortunes of War” and ” Crude Deception“, are set in climates of military turmoil where government and greed collide in high-stakes drama with entire nations hanging in the balance. The newest book in The Sentinels series, “A Matter of Importance“ follows the next generation of Sentinels as they try to reverse the US economic downturn by implementing “Employ American,” a step-by-step strategy designed to restore the competitive of American manufacturers.
Author Gordon Zuckerman has traveled extensively and is a life-long history buff. Having been made aware of the potential corrupting influence of concentrated wealth and power, he devoted the last 15 years of his life to studying some of history’s most important events. He’s developed an understanding of how concentrated industrial and financial influence, given the support of government, can pursue agendas of self-interest that can conflict with the public’s best interests.
Zuckerman, the founder of the nationally recognized resort hotel company Resort Suites of Scottsdale, calls upon his exposure to finance, banking, marketing, and business development to support the plot of his books.
For 30 years he owned and operated his own real estate development company until he sold it to a major investment company in 2004. Prior to that, he worked on Wall Street for Kaiser-Aetna for a decade.
Born and raised in Stockton, California, Zuckerman earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Now retired, he is the director of The Brubeck Institute and several private companies.
He resides with his wife, Anne, of 48 years, on their ranch in Northern Nevada. They have two children and four grandchildren.