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Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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.
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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