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Mary Higgins Clark
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Mary Higgins Clark
'American world-wide bestselling suspense novelist Although Clark had sold a short story to a magazine in for $0, finding herself in widowhood with five children in necessitated her turning to writing as a source of income. She began writing radio scripts, but also worked on a book, a biographical novel about George Washington, which was finally published in . Her first suspense novel, Where Are the Children?, was not published until . Since then, Clark has produced a steady stream of world-wide bestsellers. In the U.S. alone, her books have sold over million copies. She is the author of over novels, three collections of short stories, and three non-fiction books including a memoir, Kitchen Privileges. She has co-authored with her daughter, Carol Higgins Clark, other three suspense novels. Clark was chosen by Mystery Writers of America as Grand Master of the 20 Edgar Awards, and has eighteen honorary doctorates - just to mention a few of her numerous awards and honors. Perhaps more revealing of her talent: She is the top fiction bestselling author in France, where she received the Grand Prix de Literature Polici�re in , The Literary Award at the Deauville Film Festival, and was named by the French Minister of Culture 'Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters' in 20.'
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