Robert Wyrick was born in Texas, attended college in South Carolina, taught high school in Mississippi, and graduated from Emory University’s School of Dentistry in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1973, he opened his first dental office on Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta.
Having been a construction worker, a cafeteria employee, a factory worker, a chemistry teacher, a waiter, an artist and an inventor instilled in him the belief that all work has value. Whether it’s planning a menu, staging a party or delivering a eulogy, humor is essential and surprise is imperative. His novel, The Widow Makes Three, illustrates the power of instinctive human behavior.
Adrenaline surges, elevated cholesterol and a silent heart attack proved minor distractions to this first time author. A nonconformist workaholic he still finds time for the perfect martini, shaken or stirred.