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News Thu Nov 06 2008

Farewell Michael Chrichton

It's weird, but I always kind of think of Michael Chrichton as a YA author. I suppose that this is because I was in middle school when I was introduced to his books and began reading them heavily. I don't think I've picked up a Chrichton since graduating high school, certainly not in my post-college years, but I still think of him fondly as one of the first "grown-up" authors I loved. I was saddened to hear of his death yesterday at the age of 66. Here are some obituaries and memories of the man who brought us The Andromeda Strain, Jurassic Park and ER:


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