Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Mary Higgins Clark- 80

Happy 80th Birthday this Christmas Eve to Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney known professionally as Mary Higgins Clark. Her books are worldwide bestsellers and very popular here at the library in all formats. In the United States alone, her books have sold over 80 million copies. It all started with her first suspense novel “Where are the Children?” in 1975. It became a bestseller and marked a turning point in her life and career. Did you know that her daughter Carol Higgins Clark and former daughter in law Mary Jane Clark are also suspense writers? She is also a minority owner of the New Jersey Nets.

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