Bob Leman





Bob Leman


Born
in Woodford County, Illinois, The United States
May 22, 1922

Died
August 08, 2006

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Robert J. Leman was, at once, wild and proper. He wrote imaginative science fiction tales, eventually compiled into a collection of short stories, "Feesters in the Lake," published in 2001.

But he also adhered to his principles, dressing in Brooks Brothers oxford shirts and often, a suit and tie.

In that sense, Mr. Leman paired unlikely opposites into one personality.

He was a rural boy, raised on a farm in Illinois, who thirsted for Faulkner and later learned German, Latin and French.

He was an ardent political conservative who, as a hobby, contributed to science fiction fanzines.

He spoke little about his childhood and World War II involvement, and yet used words to describe the richest fictional scenes his mind could create.

When writing, Mr.
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Feesters in the Lake & Othe...

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Ciencia Ficción, selección 2

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Instructions

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4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2001
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Ciencia ficcion contemporanea

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The Weird: A Compendium of ...

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The 1981 Annual World's Bes...

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Crucified Dreams

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The Best Science Fiction of...

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Best Science Fiction of the...

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The Best Fantasy Stories fr...

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