NEW YORK | ‘Death Wish’ author Brian Garfield dead at 79
NEW YORK—Jan 03, 2019— “Death Wish” novelist Brian Garfield, whose murderous classic about a right-wing vigilante launched a film franchise starring Charles Bronson, has died at age 79.
Garfield died “peacefully” on Dec. 29 at his home in Pasadena, California, literary agent Judy Coppage said. He is survived by his wife, Bina.
A New York City native who grew up in Arizona, Garfield wrote dozens of books, in a variety of genres, from thrillers to war stories, and his worldwide sales topped 20 million copies.