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Robert Asprin(U.S.A., 6/28/1946- )

Born in 1946, Robert Lynn Asprin is a first generation American of Philippine-Irish descent. Raised in the university town of Ann Arbor, Michigan, he was exposed to a wide range of book stores, museums, and cultures from an early age. He attending the University of Michigan, then enlisting in the Army during the stormy and controversial Vietnam era of the sixties and this only served to enhance his awareness and appreciation of diversity. Asprin worked his way through the accounting department of a small subsidiary of the Xerox corporation for twelve years, prior to becoming a full-time writer. It provided the finishing touches to his unique view of the people around him.

Asprin has two children, Annette and Daniel and was married to Lynn Abbey (divorced in '93). His interests are many and varied, ranging from fencing and music to tropical fish and needlework. He claims to have been at one time or another a fencing coach, a Mongol warlord, a Klingon, a cost accountant and a deep space mercenary. Asprin is currently living in the French Quarter, New Orleans.

More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Asprin
More info: http://risse.tierranet.com/asprin/myth.html
More recent photos: http://www.dallasifgs.org/photos/21FEB04conDFW3/condfw3.htm
USENET newsgroup: alt.fan.asprin


Last Revised: November 2005.