Tom Clancy: A life of bestsellers
Tom Clancy first hit bestseller lists in 1984 with "The Hunt for Red October," a thriller that introduced readers to his hero, Jack Ryan. During the next three decades, up until his death in October at age 66, his books went to No. 1 again and again. Here's a partial view of his remarkable bibliography.
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The film 'Patriot Games'
In Tom Clancy's third novel, "Patriot Games," he returned to his hero, Jack Ryan. The 1992 film adaptation starred Harrison Ford as Ryan.