Tom Clancy Dead: Celebrated Thriller Author Dies At Age 66


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According to the Publishers Weekly Twitter account, American author Tom Clancy died Wednesday in a Baltimore hospital at age 66.

The New York Times is also confirming:

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Tom Clancy went on write technically detailed espionage and military science books.

In 1996, Clancy co-founded the video game developer Red Storm Entertainment and has had his name on several of Red Storm's most successful games.


Red Storm was later bought by publisher Ubisoft Entertainment for an undisclosed sum.

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