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Sunday, October 13, 2013

R.I.P. Oscar Hijuelos

Oscar Hijuelos, first Hispanic writer to win Pulitzer fiction prize for his best-selling book, The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, has died in Manhatten at the age of 62.

Hijuelos collapsed on a tennis court on Saturday and never regained consciousness, his wife, Lori Marie Carlson, said.

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