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Michael Crichton RIP?


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#1 of 7 OFFLINE   Erin C

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Posted November 05 2008 - 05:03 AM

from drudge report. Author Michael Crichton Has 'Died Unexpectedly'

#2 of 7 OFFLINE   WillG

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Posted November 05 2008 - 05:52 AM

Yes, unfortunately this seems to be the case. It's being picked up by other news sources.

Conincidently, I re-read "The Andromeda Strain" "Jurassic Park" and "Sphere" recently, just finishing "Sphere" a few days ago.

Obviously, I was a big fan of his novels.

He usually publishes a new novel, is it every 2 or 3 years?, around the holidays. Anyone know if he was working on anything before his death.
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#3 of 7 OFFLINE   Dalton

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Posted November 06 2008 - 12:45 PM

He will be missed. I really enjoyed his work. RIP Mr. Crichton.

#4 of 7 OFFLINE   Ed Moroughan

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Posted November 06 2008 - 11:42 PM

Even though it's not the greatest movie, I've always enjoyed "Runaway." RIP Mr. Crichton.

#5 of 7 OFFLINE   Brian Borst

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Posted November 07 2008 - 03:46 AM

This is sad news. 65 years is too young. As a six-year old I was scared to death by the film Jurassic Park, but I also loved it immediately (and love it still).
Thanks very much. Rest in peace.
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#6 of 7 OFFLINE   Henry Gale

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Posted November 07 2008 - 12:03 PM

An enjoyable writer.
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#7 of 7 OFFLINE   Jeff Jacobson

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Posted November 08 2008 - 06:12 AM

This has been confirmed now, hasn't it? I think the question mark should be removed. (Otherwise it seems like we are questioning whether or not he deserves to rest in peace.)