About the Author
In addition to co-authoring Viva Oaxaca, Robert Adler is the author of hundreds of popular articles about scientific and medical advances, as well as three books—Sharing the Children, Science Firsts, and Medical Firsts. Science Firsts and Medical Firsts have been translated into several languages. He and his wife, Jo Ann Wexler, are dedicated travelers, with Oaxaca being their favorite destination. They’ve spent the past many years in and around Oaxaca, giving them the insider’s knowledge of Oaxaca that they share in Viva Oaxaca. Co-author Jo Ann Wexler spent many years as a public-sector human resources director, and is an avid and experienced world traveler. She has been visiting Mexico since she was a child, speaks fluent Spanish and French, and has a talent for making lasting friendships wherever she goes. She also has a deep interest in folk art and crafts, which are among Oaxaca’s many attractions. She and Robert share their in-depth knowledge of everything Oaxaca has to offer with the readers of Viva Oaxaca.