MICHAELCRICHTON’SIDENTITYCARD NAME: (John) Michael SURNAME: Crichton NATIONALITY: American DATE OF BIRTH: 23 October 1942 in Chicago HOMETOWN: Los Angeles JOB: writer (he’s called “the father of techno triller”) and film maker UNIVERSTY ATTENDED: Harvard Medical School MOST FAMOUS NOVELS: The Andromeda Strain, Congo, Jurassic Park, State of Fear MOST FAMOUS TV SERIES: E.R. (Emergency Room)
CRICHTON’S TYPICAL DAY 6.00AM: he gets up and drives 2 miles to his office where he begins to work in isolation and in darkness. He starts working revising what he wrote the day before. 9.00AM: his assistaint arrives. 12.00AM: lunch time 12.00AM/1.00PM: he answers mail or fusses with what he has written. 3.00PM: he takes some exercise and than goes home, but when he’s working on a novel he often works until dinner and, sometimes, also after dinner.