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Three Books by Gabriel Garcia Marquez That You Must Read

Three Books by Gabriel Garcia Marquez That You Must Read

Originally posted 04/18/2014 05:45PM

If you've put off reading the work of Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died Wednesday in Mexico City, please don't.

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Has Died

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Has Died

Originally posted 04/17/2014 04:15PM

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.

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