Darcy O'Brien, 59, Author Of Fiction and 'True Crime'
NYTimes - about 19 years
Darcy O'Brien, who turned a Hollywood childhood into award-winning fiction, taught literature at two universities and became the best-selling author of several ''true-crime'' books, died on Monday at his home in Tulsa, Okla. He was 59. The cause was a heart attack, a spokesman for his publisher said. Mr. O'Brien had won an Edgar Allen Poe Award for