Mary Higgins Clark

1927 - 2020

Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark (December 24, 1927 – January 31, 2020) was an American author of suspense novels. Each of her 51 books was a bestseller in the United States and various European countries, and all of her novels remained in print as of 2015, with her debut suspense novel, Where Are the Children?, in its seventy-fifth printing. Higgins Clark began writing at an early age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Higgins Clark has received more than 921,430 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 830th most popular writer.

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  • 32

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  • 5.96

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  • 2.72

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Among writers, Mary Higgins Clark ranks 827 out of 4,883Before her are Rustichello da Pisa, Theodore the Studite, Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, David Woodard, Menippus, and E. M. Forster. After her are Cao Xueqin, Ahmad Khani, Bettina von Arnim, Maurice Denis, Valerie Solanas, and Danilo Kiš.

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Among people born in 1927, Mary Higgins Clark ranks 43Before her are Hugo Pratt, Juliette Gréco, Ibrahim Ferrer, John McCarthy, Stan Getz, and Daniel Keyes. After her are Abdul Halim of Kedah, Robert Hossein, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Harry Mulisch, Harry Markowitz, and Leszek Kołakowski. Among people deceased in 2020, Mary Higgins Clark ranks 12Before her are Max von Sydow, Krzysztof Penderecki, Albert Uderzo, Ian Holm, Katherine Johnson, and Little Richard. After her are Philip Warren Anderson, Stirling Moss, Joel Schumacher, Kenny Rogers, Clive Cussler, and Dmitry Yazov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary Higgins Clark ranks 888 out of 12,171Before her are Robert H. Goddard (1882), David Woodard (1964), Dave Brubeck (1920), Steve Martin (1945), Judith Butler (1956), and John Vincent Atanasoff (1903). After her are John Belushi (1949), Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), John J. Pershing (1860), Etta James (1938), Wyatt Earp (1848), and Walter Hill (1942).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Mary Higgins Clark ranks 97Before her are William Gibson (1948), Daniel Keyes (1927), Ursula K. Le Guin (1929), John Updike (1932), Sinclair Lewis (1885), and David Woodard (1964). After her are Valerie Solanas (1936), James Jones (1921), Jean Webster (1876), Roger Zelazny (1937), H. L. Mencken (1880), and Irwin Shaw (1913).