Robert B. Parker

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Robert B. Parker
Parker in 2006
Parker in 2006
BornRobert Brown Parker
(1932-09-17)September 17, 1932
Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedJanuary 18, 2010(2010-01-18) (aged 77)[1]
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
GenreDetective fiction, Western fiction
SpouseJoan Hall Parker (m. 1956)

Robert Brown Parker (September 17, 1932 – January 18, 2010) was an American writer. His most famous works were the 40 novels written about the fictional private detective Spenser.[2]

Parker died suddenly of a heart attack at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on January 18, 2010 a the age of 77.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "'Spenser' novelist Robert Parker dies in Cambridge". Boston Herald. Associated Press. 2010-01-19. Retrieved 2010-01-19.
  2. Geherin, David (c. 1980). Sons of Sam Spade: the private-eye novel in the 70s: Robert B. Parker, Roger L. Simon, Andrew Bergman. Ungar. ISBN 0-8044-2231-1.
  3. Bryan Marquard (January 19, 2010). "Mystery novelist Robert Parker dies at 77". The Boston Globe. Retrieved January 20, 2010.
  4. Patricia Sullivan (January 20, 2010). "Crime novelist, Spenser creator Robert B. Parker dies at 77". The Washington Post. Retrieved January 20, 2010.