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Robert Jordan
Biography
Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina, where he lived with his wife, Harriet, in a house built in 1797. He taught himself to read when he was four (with the incidental aid of a twelve-years-older brother) and was tackling Mark Twain and Jules Verne by five. After graduating from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics, he served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star with "V", and two Vietnamese Crosses of Gallantry. A history buff, he also wrote dance and theater criticism. In September, 2007, Jordan died from complications of a rare blood disease. He was 58 years old.

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Chronology
*The Fallon Blood, 1980
*The Fallon Pride, 1981
*The Fallon Legacy, 1982
*Cheyenne Raiders, 1982
*Conan the Invincible, 1982
*Conan the Defender, 1982
*Conan the Unconquered, 1983
*Conan the Triumphant, 1983
*Conan the Magnificent, 1984
*Conan the Destroyer, 1984
*Conan: The Victorious, 1984
*Eye of the World, 1990
*The Great Hunt, 1990
*Dragon Reborn, 1992
*Shadow Rising, 1992
*Fires of Heaven, 1993
*Lord of Chaos, 1994
*A Crown of Swords, 1996
*The Path of Daggers, 1998
*Winter's Heart, 2000
*Crossroads of Twilight, 2002
*New Spring, 2003
*Further Chronicles of Conan, 2004
*Knife of Dreams, 2005
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