Pen Name: None
Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction
Born: 1936 in Chicago, Illinois
Deceased: 2003 in Chicago, Illinois
Asa Baber was a life long Chicago resident.
Biographical and Professional Information
Asa was a novelist, lecturer, and award wining columnist and journalist. He was a contributing editor for Playboy magazine for many years. In September 2001, Baber was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. (Coincidentally, Baber shared a birthday with his hero, Lou Gehrig.) Upon making an announcement on the 2002 Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, Baber was elected to serve as national president of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a post he held until his death.
- Tranquillity Base and Other Stories , Fiction International, 1979
- The Land of a Million Elephants , Burning Cities Press, 1992
- Naked at Gender Gap: A Man's View of the War Between the Sexes, Carol Publishing Corporation, 1992
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
The Land Of A Million Elephants
Release Date: 1992
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