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Michael Crichton Has Died Of Cancer

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Michael Crichton Has Died Of Cancer

Post by SonjaMarie » Wed November 5th, 2008, 6:42 pm

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I loved many of his books. This is very sad.

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Post by donroc » Wed November 5th, 2008, 7:03 pm

Only 66. So many more years of creativity left untapped. Sad.
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Post by annis » Wed November 5th, 2008, 7:12 pm

Yes, once you get over 50, 66 seems pretty young. He was well known for his conservative views - hope the Democrats' win in the Presidential race wasn't the last straw for him!

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Post by Spitfire » Wed November 5th, 2008, 7:33 pm

What a shock and a terrible loss! We will cherish what he left behind.
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Post by Rowan » Wed November 5th, 2008, 8:21 pm

Holy Cow!!!

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Post by MrsMorland » Wed November 5th, 2008, 9:34 pm

How very sad. :(

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed November 5th, 2008, 11:16 pm

He even wrote HF -- sort of. I'm thinking of Timeline, of course.

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Post by Divia » Wed November 5th, 2008, 11:17 pm

I didnt know he was ill. Sad!
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Post by Michelle2 » Thu November 6th, 2008, 12:22 am

:( I loved Timeline!!!

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Post by Ash » Thu November 6th, 2008, 1:16 am

A friend saw him at a reading in the Bay area recently and had no idea he had been sick. Wow - I loved his early books, esp Andromeda Strain and Jurassic Park (scared the begeebers out of me long before the movie came out). I didn't care for the direction that many of his latter books took so stopped reading him, but there is no question he was an excellent writer. He will be missed.

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