Michael crichton, the author of the blockbuster science-fiction novels jurassic park, the andromeda strain and state of fear, has died a private funeral service is expected, but no further details will be released to the public update: an official memorial has been posted on mr crichton's web site. John michael crichton was born in chicago, illinois, and raised on long island in new york it became the first of many works that were brought to the movie screen crichton soon began a full-time an encounter with alien life forms and alien technology was the focus of crichton's next novel.
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