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An American crime writer, he is best known for his novels about the private detective character of Spenser. His popular books were adapted into a television series called Spenser: For Hire.
He served as a soldier in the U.S. Army Infantry in Korea and then earned his Master’s degree in English literature from Boston University.
Many of his works demonstrate encyclopedic knowledge of the Boston metropolitan area.
How did Robert B. Parker die?
Robert B. Parker, the best-sellingbest-sellingA bestseller is a book or other media noted for its top selling status, with bestseller lists published by newspapers, magazines, and book store chains. Some lists are broken down into classifications and specialties (novel, nonfiction book, cookbook, etc.).https://en.wikipedia.org › wiki › BestsellerBestseller – Wikipedia mystery writer who created Spenser, a tough, glib Boston private detective who was the hero of nearly 40 novels, died Monday at his home in Cambridge, Mass. He was 77. The cause was a heart attack, said his agent of 37 years, Helen Brann.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||77 years|
|Birthday||September 17, 1932|
|Death date||January 18, 2010|
|Place of death||Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"They give me the money, I give them the book. Having input into the adaptation would be kind of like selling a house and coming back three years later and saying, 'Paint it this color!'"Robert B. Parker
"My older son who is, I think, here tonight, is forty-one years old. Which is odd because so am I."Robert B. Parker
"Very few of my books are about who stole the Maltese Falcon."Robert B. Parker
"Would you care to publish this? Sincerely, Robert B. Parker."Robert B. Parker
"With so much at stake maybe I'll just leave now."Robert B. Parker