Lawrence “MUMPA” Durbin, an award-winning essay writer, now comes forth with his epic novel on the fantasy of all fantasies—human immortality. Live 1000 Years, say Science and Methuselah is book #1 of a trilogy. Planned for release in 2021 are the sequels, Live 1000 Years, the Fulfillment, and Live 1000 Years, the Conclusion. Mumpa became interested in immortality thirty-five years ago when purchasing a home near the site of Ponce de Leon’s 1513 discovery, the Fountain of Youth, in St. Augustine, Florida.
Mumpa is a Participating Member of American Writers and Illustrators. He received his degree in Education and Government from Kent State University and a CFP degree from the College for Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado. Mumpa
has been a CFP Instructor at the University of Akron, operated a fourteen-person financial and estate planning firm, and has traveled and worked in the continents.
Mumpa is married, the father of five children, and is a grandfather to eight grandchildren. His youngest daughter, Natalia, is the Illustrator many of his works.