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The story of civilization is, in a sense, the story of engineering - that long and arduous struggle to make the forces of nature work for man's good.  - L. Sprague de Camp
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L. Sprague de Camp
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Born: November 27, 1907

Died: November 6, 2000 (aged 92)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist, historian

Bio: Lyon Sprague de Camp was an American author of science fiction and fantasy, non-fiction and biography. In a writing career spanning 60 years, he wrote over 100 books, including novels and notable works of non-fiction, including biographies of other important fantasy authors.

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