RIP Tom Clancy

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    Yeah, I saw that today.
    He could write some great books...
    I will miss his ability to write a great story.
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    Way too young.

    My wife heard him on a radio show talking about his then new book, The Hunt for Red October. It sounded so interesting she went straight to a book store and bought it for me.
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    Read Red Storm Rising in high school and was instantly hooked. I thought his later stuff got a little long, with almost TOO much background setting up the ultimate plot devices, but the man sure knew how to weave a tale. RIP.
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    Very sad. Agree with phatGator way to young. Really enjoyed his books. I got the pleasure of meeting him once in London when I was traveling there on business. Me in my jeans and Tom Clancy in his tux. He was a really nice guy.
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    awesome author, and 65 is way too young. I enjoyed his ability to take technical info and modern headlines and turn it into facinating novels.
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    One of my all-time favorite writers. His plots were true page-turners. So sad -- we lost two great authors this year -- Vince Flynn and now Tom Clancy. Reading just won't be as much fun ...
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    Enjoyed his books over the years.

    RIP
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    damn- I really enjoyed his books-he has one final one ready to be published
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    He never got to write one involving Obama's America. Would've been good.

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