|About the Book|
Walter McGehee Hooper (b. 1931) is a trustee and literary advisor of the estate of C.S. Lewis. Born in Reidsville, North Carolina, he earned an M.A. in education and was an instructor in English at the University of Kentucky in the early 1960s. As a visitor to England, he served briefly (1963) as Lewiss private secretary when Lewis was in declining health. After Lewiss death in November 1963, Hooper devoted himself to Lewiss memory, eventually taking up residence in Oxford, England, where he now lives.Hooper studied for the Anglican ministry and was ordained, serving as a chaplain and assistant priest in Oxford. He converted to the Roman Catholic faith in 1988. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and symposia.