OBIT: Dominick Dunne, 83, crime story author
Published 08/27/2009, Associated Press
Author Dominick Dunne, who told stories of shocking crimes among the rich and famous through his magazine articles and best-selling novels such as “The Two Mrs. Grenvilles,” died Wednesday in his home at age 83. Dunne’s son, actor-director Griffin Dunne, said in a statement released by Vanity Fair magazine that his father had been battling bladder cancer. But the cancer had not prevented Dunne from working and socializing, his twin passions.Word count: 1679
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