HERRIN, Lamar. American, b. 1940. Genres: History, Novels. Career: Writer. Affiliated with Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1977-, currently professor of English. Publications: The Rio Loja Ringmaster, 1977; American Baroque, 1981; The Unwritten Chronicles of Robert E. Lee, 1989; The Lies Boys Tell, 1991. Contributor of short stories to periodicals. Address: English Department, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, U.S.A.