RA Lafferty

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Birthday
7, 1914
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Mar 18, 2002 (87)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1914
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Mar 18, 2002 (87)

About

An American science fiction and fantasy writer, he is known for such novels as Okla Hannali, Past Master, and Nine Hundred Grandmothers. His works are notable for their wit, innovative structure, and creative use of language and metaphor.

Before Fame

As a night school student at the University of Tulsa, he studied mathematics and German.

Trivia

He wrote thirty-two novels and more than two hundred short stories over the course of his career.

Family Life

He never married. For most of his life, he lived in Tulsa, Oklahoma with his sister Anna.

Associated With

His literary works have sometimes been compared to those of G. K. Chesterton.