Quoting from the back flap of the book....
T. T. Tyler Thompson, a member of the Razorback Band from 1967 to 1971, graduated from the
University of Arkansas with a bachelor of arts in Chemistry and German. After teaching in public schools for a few years
in Pine Bluff and North Little Rock, he enrolled at the University of Houston College of Optometry where he received his bachelor
of science and doctor of optometry degrees. Since 1982, Thompson has resided in Little Rock where he practices optometry
and edits optometric publications.