Pam Jenoff is the New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan's Tale, as well as eight other novels. The Kommandant's Girl, her first novel, was an international bestseller and nominated for a Quill award. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from George Washington University and a master’s degree in history from Cambridge, and she received her Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania. Jenoff’s novels are based on her experiences working at the Pentagon and also as a diplomat for the State Department handling Holocaust issues in Poland. She lives outside Philadelphia, Pa. with her husband and three children where, in addition to writing, she teaches law school.