Death of Lilian Jackson Braun

June 20, 1913 - June 4, 2011
Landrum, South Carolina | Age 97

Author of 'The Cat Who' series dies at 97 in SC
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LANDRUM, S.C. (AP) — The author who wrote 29 books in the "The Cat Who ..." mystery series almost quit writing after the third book was published because popular tastes had changed so much, but a casual conversation with her husband convinced her to try again.

Lilian Jackson Braun, who died last week in South Carolina, took an 18-year hiatus between "The Cat Who Turned On and Off" and "The Cat Who Saw Red," published in 1986. She resumed because her...

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