ROBERT LYNN ASPRIN
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
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Last Revised: November 2005.