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Robert Tralins (1926–2010)

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aka Ray Z. Bixby, Norman A. King, Keith Miles, Sean O'Shea, Rex O'Toole, Cynthia Sydney, Leland Tracy, Richard Trainor, Ruy Traube, Dorothy Verdon

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Robert Tralins is a prolific author/novelist whose career began in the 1960s and continues today. He is presently best known for his first-hand research and story collections featured on the television shows Miracles and Other Wonders and Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction now showing around the world via satellite.
He penned Pleasure Was My Business, Miami’s infamous Madam Sherry’s tell-all memoirs. The book was put on trial in rem and banned in the State of Florida. The ban was later reversed in a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. (See TRALINS v. GERSTEIN, 378 U.S. 576 (1964)). In an internationally publicized lawsuit filed by ex-King Farouk of Egypt claiming he was never in Miami, Tralins produced documentary evidence that he was, and won a $750,000 libel lawsuit and judgment against him.
Tralins has published 251 books under his own name and a dozen pseudonyms. He is best known for his novels Squaresville Jag, The Cozmozoids, Android Armageddon, Black Pirate, Panther John, the Miss From S.I.S. series, the Valentine Flynn novels, a dozen mind, body, spirit books and numerous historical novels.
Robert Tralins established his bona fides as a women's rights activist with the publication of his Miss From S.I.S. spy adventure series the year Betty Friedan founded NOW. He was a frequent contributor to many national publications.
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aka Ray Z. Bixby, Norman A. King, Keith Miles, Sean O'Shea, Rex O'Toole, Cynthia Sydney, Leland Tracy, Richard Trainor, Ruy Traube, Dorothy Verdon

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