Born in St. Johns, Michigan, Robert Asprin attended the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and served in the United States Army in the mid 1960s. He was active in the Society for Creative Anachronism under the name "Yang the Nauseating" and the Dorsai Irregulars and co-founded the Great Dark Horde in 1971. Asprin's first novel was The Cold Cash War, although he is best known for his series fantasy, such as Myth Adventures of Aahz and Skeeve, Phule's Company, and Time Scout written with Linda Evans. He is also credited, along with second wife Lynn Abbey, as the editor of the groundbreaking Thieves' World anthology series. His most recent collaborations are all written with Jody Lynn Nye. Bob passed away suddenly on May 22, 2008 in the midst of writing his new series Dragons.
09/23/2008. An addition to the collection was made in 2010 via purchase from a dealer.
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Asprin, Robert Lynn The initial acquistion was made after his death in fall 2008 via donation from his heirs. (Jody Lynn Nye and Bill Fawcett are the literary executors and facilitated the donation by Darlene Bolesny).