She grew up in Baltimore, Mr. Clancy, Johns Hopkins Hospital , died after a short illness , said his attorney , JW Thompson Webb Tuesday . Mr. Webb is the publisher of Old Evan Clancy is the president of the Putnam nor the exact cause of his death , he knew .
His first book, Mr. Clancy, " The Hunt for Red October," which was written , often cited as one of the best novels of the genre. Weapons , submarines and intelligence agencies with the technical details of a spy thriller in common: in 1984 with the publication of the book, Mr. Clancy potboiler of a new beginning.
He found an eager audience. Over 100 million copies of her novels published and a remarkable 17 , the list of best-selling New reached # 1 on the New York Times " threat vector " , launched in December last year . Fertile until his death , Mr. Clancy wait for the release of his next book, "authority" , December 3 sets .
The impact was felt far beyond the world of publishing . And the hero character Mr. Clancy was from Hollywood , Harrison Ford as Jack Ryan was Alec Baldwin and Ben Affleck adapted star of blockbusters . Mr. Clancy was so realistic that game is to arrange for his thrillers, military training for your license . And television, Clancy form using high-tech tools , fast-paced espionage "24" and found a place in popular programs such as "Homeland" .
Millionaire Clancy repeated in a baseball cap and a pilot , and often wearing sunglasses and holding a cigarette in the pop culture landscape photographs , create a familiar silhouette. With the money he earned the Chesapeake Bay on the farm of 80 acres. He was co-owner of the Baltimore Orioles . Also bought a tank.