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PBS NEWSHOUR

Remembering Oscar Hijuelos, 62, 'king' of fiction

  • Aired: 10/14/2013
  • 03:23
  • Rating: NR
Novelist Oscar Hijuelos, who has died at the age of 62, was the first Latino American author to win a Pulitzer Prize for his 1989 book “The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love.” We remember Hijuelos with an excerpt of a 2011 interview with Ray Suarez about his memoir, "Thoughts Without Cigarettes."
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