About the Author
was born in a tiny Alaskan town perched on the edge of untamed wilderness. Johnston, twenty-one, has been an outdoorsman since he was big enough to hold a fishing rod and aim a rifle. He has worked as an electrician’s apprentice and roustabout in Port Valdez and on Alaska’s North Slope. After his appearance as an honorary Palin family member at the 2008 Republican National Convention, Johnston modeled for Playgirl
and was profiled in GQ
, Vanity Fair,
and New York Magazine
and a guest on Today, The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
, and Larry King Live
. He is the father of a young son, Tripp, and lives in his hometown of Wasilla.