"R. A. Lafferty " is a writer and retired newspaperman in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has written many stories and several books, including Archipelago, The Devil Is Dead, Not to Mention Camels, and Ringing Changes.
"R. A. Lafferty " is a writer and retired newspaperman in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has written many stories and several books, including Archipelago, The Devil Is Dead, Not to Mention Camels, and Ringing Changes. See less
The following is a personality profile of R A Lafferty based on his work.
R A Lafferty is unconventional.
He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is intermittent as well: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. But, R A Lafferty is also unconcerned with art: he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for connectedness.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.
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