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Oscar Hijuelos, Pulitzer-Winning Author, Dies at 62

Pulitzer-winning author Oscar Hijuelos died on Saturday in Manhattan at age 62. According to his wife, writer and editor Lori Marie Carlson, the Cuban-American writer collapsed on a tennis court and never regained consciousness. Hijuelos won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1990 for his book The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. He was the first Latino to be …

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