George V. Higgins’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

November 13, 1939

Death Date

Nov 6, 1999

Age of Death

59 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Profession

Novelist

The novelist George V. Higgins died at the age of 59. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

An American author, attorney, professor, and journalist, he is best known for such crime novels as The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1970) and Cogan’s Trade (1974). Also a newspaper columnist, he wrote for such prominent publications as the Wall Street Journal and the Boston Globe.

Following his 1979 divorce from Elizabeth Mulkerin Higgins, he married Loretta Cubberley Higgins.

He was a professor at Boston College and Boston University. He died of a heart attack a week before his 60th birthday at his home in Milton, Massachusetts.

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Egotism: The art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.

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Data is what distinguishes the dilettante from the artist.