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Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston. He was a graduate of the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics, and served two tours in Vietnam. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, sailing, poker, chess, pool and pipe collecting. He died in September 2007.
With the Wheel of Time, Jordan has come to dominate the world that Tolkien began to reveal * New York Times * A fantasy phenomenon * SFX * Epic in every sense * Sunday Times *