More About the Author
4-Time Wall Street Journal best selling author of heartwarming and heartbreaking memoir, biography, and mystery. Carolyn chronicles miracles, mayhem, comedy, tragedy, and madcap medical moments in Appalachian medicine, as well as zany and touching interactions with wildlife in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Jourdan's trademark blend of wit and wisdom, humor and humanity have earned her high praise from Dolly Parton and Fanny Flagg, as well as major national newspapers, the New York Public Library, Elle, Family Circle Magazine, and put her work at the top of hundreds of lists of best books of the year and funniest books ever.
Carolyn is a former U.S. Senate Counsel to the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on Governmental Affairs. She has degrees from the University of Tennessee in Biomedical Engineering and Law. She lives on the family farm in Strawberry Plains, Tennessee, with many stray animals.
Carolyn's first book: "Heart in the Right Place" is a #7 Wall Street Journal best seller and #1 in Biography, Memoir, Science, Medicine, and Doctor-Patient Relations on Amazon.
The follow-up, "Medicine Men: Extreme Appalachian Doctoring," is a #5 and #6 Wall Street Journal best seller and #1 in Biography, Memoir, Science, Medicine, and Doctor-Patient Relations on Amazon, as well as an Amazon All-Star.
"Bear in the Back Seat: Adventures of a Wildlife Ranger in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park" is a #9 Wall Street Journal best seller and #1 in Science, Biology, Animals, Bears, and Travel Biography on Amazon.
"Bear Bloopers: True Stories from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park" is Jourdan's most recent book of true escapades of black bears and rangers in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
"Out on a Limb: A Smoky Mountain Mystery," is a #6 in the USA best seller and #1 in Mystery, Cozy Mystery, and Medical Fiction on Amazon.
Carolyn's newest books, "The School for Mysteries" and "The School for Psychics" are the first in a new series of light, witty, romantic comedy and suspense novels with mild paranormal elements.
Visit her at www.CarolynJourdan.com and hear her read stories from her books.