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Biography of Michael Crinchton: One of the Greatest Writers Essay

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Some people dream of being a sports star or an astronaut, others to be the president or a doctor, Michael Crichton dreamed of being a writer. Crichton’s books have made millions of dollars worldwide and still continue to sell even after his untimely death in 2008. Michael Crichton started writing at a very young age, his brilliance got him into Harvard Medical school were Crichton graduated from and continued a writing career. Michael Crichton’s work was influenced by brilliant writers and the scientific achievements that Crichton grew up around, which caused Crichton to write many scientific thrillers.

Michael Crichton was born on October 23, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. Crichton’s family included his parents, John Henderson Crichton and
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In 1994 Crichton created the hit TV show “ER”. Crichton would win an Emmy, a Peabody, and a Writer’s Guild of America Award for ER. In 1995 Crichton earned a Technical Achievement Academy Award.

Michael Crichton is an influence to many new writers today, but Crichton was influenced by other writers before him. Crichton has noted that his main influence was Arthur Conan Doyle, author of the Sherlock Homes series. Crichton has also noted Mark Twain and Alfred Hitchcock as other influences that inspired him to become an author. Crichton lived a very interesting life, from winning a vast amount of awards to writing bestselling books, to producing and directing movies, Michael Crichton made a lasting impact on the world.

Michael Crichton has written many bestsellers but the one book he may be best remembered for one book, Jurassic Park. Jurassic Park was published in the year 1990 and just three years after the release it was adapted into a movie. The plot of the book centers on a company called INGEN who get an idea of genetically creating dinosaurs from preserved DNA in amber which contain mosquitos from over 65 million years ago. The scientists are successful on creating the dinosaurs which then leads the company to build a high costing theme park. Before releasing to the world the theme park, a pair of archeologists are selected to indorse the
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