Document Type

In Memoriam

Publication Date

2005

Abstract

I first met Allan Farnsworth in 1972. I was a first year law student at the University of Michigan and we were introduced by my own Contracts professor, a young blond fellow who had just joined the faculty named Lee Bollinger. The meeting between Allan and me is what would now be called "virtual" – I bought Contracts: Cases and Materials, 2d edition. Still, the introduction turned into an intense commitment. For an entire year Farnsworth was my constant companion. I stayed up late at night with Farnsworth and come April, Farnsworth never left my side. I had never seen the man but I was caught up entirely with the charms and challenges of the book and of the subject his name has come to represent.

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