Asa Baber

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General Information

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Name: Asa Baber

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction

Born: 1936 in Chicago, Illinois

Died: 2003 in Chicago, Illinois

Illinois Connection

Baber was a life long Chicago resident.

Biographical and Professional Information

Asa Baber 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.

Published Works

  • 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 at Your Library

Tranquillity Base and Other Stories

ISBN: 0931362016
Release Date: 1979-06

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The Land Of A Million Elephants

ISBN: 0962852422
Release Date: 1992

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Naked at Gender Gap: A Man's View of the War Between the Sexes

ISBN: 1559721146
Release Date: 1992-05

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Literary Awards

External Links

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