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Author Tom Clancy, 66, has died

Posted by Emily Wright  October 2, 2013 10:53 AM

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Tom Clancy, famed author of books such as "The Hunt for Red October" has died at age 66, according to sources for his publisher and family reports CNN.

A cause of death has yet to be revealed.

clancy.jpg Clancy penned several novels that were later the basis for movies, including "The Sum of All Fears" starring Ben Affleck, and "Patriot Games."

According to Clancy's website, 17 of his novels have made it to the New York Time's best-seller's list.

Fans of his work can visit and sign the Boston Globe guestbook for Clancy via

Read more about Clancy via the Associated Press.

[Photo: Eric Miller/Reuters]


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