h e authors wish to acknowledge and thank their families—Kathryn, Kelsey,
and Patrick McEwen, Tanya and DJ Bloch, and Trish, Maxwell, Samuel,
Jackson, and Nathen Gray—for their help and patience while this book was
being created. We also thank Kathryn McEwen for her invaluable Bluebooking
and technical assistance in the early going.
h e authors also thank the following people for their input and help in
researching, commenting on, and/or editing the various chapters of this book
in order to ensure their accuracy: John T. Lucas, Wendy D. Streitz, Jean E.