Entry updated 31 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1936-2003) US author, best-known for a column he wrote for Playboy from 1982 until his death of Lou Gehrig's Disease, which he described openly; his column, though rebarbative in some of its defensiveness about Men, argued cogently for male parental rights when parents are separated. A rogue General threatens a Near Future nuclear conflict in South East Asia in his first novel, The Land of a Million Elephants (February-April 1970 Playboy; exp 1970). [JC]
born Chicago, Illinois: 19 June 1936
died Chicago, Illinois: 16 June 2003
- The Land of a Million Elephants (New York: William Morrow, 1970) [hb/]
- Tranquility Base & Other Stories (Los Angeles, California: Fiction International, 1979) [coll: pb/]
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