Sanders Anne Laubenthal

(Sanders Anne Laubenthal)
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Having reached the rank of Major in the Air Force, she retired, but continued to do research and write many reports/articles for the military. She had just finished her last military project and received payment for another reprint for Excalibur before she died from diabetic complications.
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1974) : Excalibur