Tess Gerritsen

1953 - Today

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Tess Gerritsen (born Terry Tom; June 12, 1953) is the pseudonym of Terry Gerritsen, an American novelist and retired general physician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tess Gerritsen has received more than 802,938 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Tess Gerritsen is the 998th most popular writer (up from 1,044th in 2019), the 1,180th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,175th in 2019) and the 120th most popular Writer.

Tess Gerritsen is most famous for her series of novels about the fictional medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles.

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  • 800k

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  • 61.02

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Tess Gerritsen ranks 998 out of 5,755Before her are Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, Hunter S. Thompson, Saint Gall, Elsa Morante, and Marcus Manilius. After her are Irving Stone, Clive Cussler, Nikolay Karamzin, Zelda Fitzgerald, Zhuanxu, and Franz Grillparzer.

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Among people born in 1953, Tess Gerritsen ranks 44Before her are Cyndi Lauper, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Daniel Passarella, Kitarō, Ron Jeremy, and Bill Pullman. After her are Felix Magath, Paul Krugman, Alisher Usmanov, Jean-Marie Pfaff, Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia, and Roberto Bolaño.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tess Gerritsen ranks 1,180 out of 18,182Before her are Phil Hill (1927), Robert Noyce (1927), John Cena (1977), Dirk Benedict (1945), James Ivory (1928), and Cliff Robertson (1923). After her are Irving Stone (1903), Bubba Smith (1945), Clive Cussler (1931), Robert S. Mulliken (1896), Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), and Scott Wilson (1942).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Tess Gerritsen ranks 120Before her are James Brendan Connolly (1868), Donna Leon (1942), Daniel Keyes (1927), William Gibson (1948), Martha Gellhorn (1908), and Hunter S. Thompson (1937). After her are Irving Stone (1903), Clive Cussler (1931), Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), Will Durant (1885), Natalie Clifford Barney (1876), and Fredric Brown (1906).

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