Morton Cooper Feinberg
Summary: author whose novel The King (under the penname Morton Cooper), about the political aspirations and sexual misadventures of an Italian-American singer (rumored to be based on Frank Sinatra), was dubbed "trash fiction" but went on to sell over 3 million copies.
Cause of Death: Complications from a blood clot
Born: May 15, 1925
Died: May 18, 2004
Location: Stamford, Connecticut