Alex Gillis is a journalist and university writing instructor in Toronto. He has trained in various styles of Tae Kwon Do and other martial arts for approximately 35 years. He first heard the incredible tales of the art from one of his instructors and entered the back rooms and high-stakes world of Choi Hong-Hi, Kim Un-yong, and other Tae Kwon Do leaders to find the truth about their art.
"Fascinating, fast-paced, and reads more like a spy novel than a
history." -- Quill & Quire "A suspenseful and meticulously
written history of the martial art." -- Tae Kwon Do