Michael Zomber is a name you might recognize. He is a well-known author and has been features on programs that run on both A&E and the History Channel. With this kind of notoriety it might be easy to assume that he has walked an easy path. Nothing could be further from the truth. Though he has spent years as an expert on antique arms and armor and an accomplished writer, Zomber has had his fair share of challenges to overcome along the way.
In 2003 Michael Zomber wound up accused of mail fraud and even had to suffer through knowing that his family was in a United States prison camp. Throughout all of these bad circumstances, however, he was able to remain productive. He even tutored prisoners to get their GEDs and continued work on novels and nonfiction works during this difficult time of his life. Fortune seemed to smile on Mr. Zomber in 2008, as was exonerated.
Fans of Zomber’s writing have more than a few titles to choose from. He achieved quite a bit of notoriety for his novel “Jesus and the Samurai: The Shining Religion and the Samurai.” This book explores little known historical facts about the spreading of Christianity throughout Asia during the early days of the religion. He is also known for penning “Shogun Iemitsu: War and Romance in 17th Century Tokugawa” and several other titles. Clearly, Michael Zomber has a way with words, and he is able to share a lifetime’s worth of knowledge about ancient weaponry and other topics via the written word.
Staying on track and continuing to strive for success is not always easy to do in the face of great adversity. Clearly, the knowledge about war, weapons and warriors that Michael Zomber has acquired over the years has allowed him to live his own life with the mindset of a scholar, and a warrior.