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Diana Gabaldon
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    (January 11, 1952- )
    Born in Flagstaff, Arizona
    Grandfather was mayor of Flagstaff, Arizona
    BS in Zoology and PhD in Ecology from Northern Arizona University, MS in Marine Biology from UC San Diego
    Major works are the Lord John and the Outlander series of novels
    Novels combine the historical romance genre with elements of science fiction
    None of her works have ever been filmed.
    She does not have an official website.
    She dresses like a hippie.
    She used to write Scrooge McDuck comics.
    She taught at Arizona State for twelve years before turning to writing full-time.
    She was a pioneer in the use of computers in scientific research and is considered an authority in the field.
    Her heroes, a time traveling 20th century nurse married to a man in the 18th century in the Outlander novels and a 19th century occult-related crime solving English nobleman in Lord John stories, are very original concepts.
    She does an incredible amount of research for her books; she owns three Gaelic dictionaries and twenty books on herbal medicines, including one from 1647, and has up to two hundred books checked out from various libraries at any one time.
    She makes sure her books are co-released in audiobook form for visually impaired fans.
    Due to the scifi elements in her books, she has many readers outside the usual historical romance milieu.

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