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October 13, 2013 6:31 PM

Oscar Hijuelos, Pulitzer Prize-winning Cuban-American writer, dies at 62

Oscar Hijuelos, a Cuban-American novelist who wrote about the lives of immigrants adapting to a new culture, becoming the first Latino to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his 1989 book, “The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love,” died Saturday in Manhattan. He was 62.

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