JoBeth McDaniel is an author and journalist with work published in LIFE, AARP Magazine, House Beautiful, Veranda, Islands, Reader’s Digest, Newsweek, BusinessWeek.
She wrote for LIFE under five managing editors, operating LIFE’s LA bureau. She was a Working Woman columnist for four years, Investors Business Daily columnist for three.
Her bestselling biography A Special Kind of Hero (Doubleday, Dell) was named a Library Journal “Best Book” and a Literary Guild selection. JoBeth’s essays appear in several anthologies; two were selected for college textbooks.