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Agent: Pulitzer-winning novelist Hijuelos dies

October 14, 2013 • National News


FILE – This Sept. 7, 2000 file photo shows author Oscar Hijuelos at a reception for the Hispanic Heritage Awards in Washington. Hijuelos, a Cuban-American novelist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1989 novel “The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love” and whose work often captured the loss and triumphs of the Cuban immigrant experience, has died. He was 62. Hijuelos died of a heart attack in New York City, on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, while playing tennis, according to his agent, Jennifer Lyons. (AP Photo/Stephen J. Boitano, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar Hijuelos, a Cuban-American novelist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1989 novel Login to read more

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