Sneed is an author based in eastern North Carolina. He is the author of The Edge of Legend. His work has appeared in several publications, including GQ, Men’s Journal, ESPN The Magazine, the New York Times and SB Nation.
Coolmore Plantation is both a mansion and a museum. But to Joe Spiers, who lives here with his wife, Janet, it is both a connection to his family’s history and a structure that symbolizes his own endurance and strength.