Agent: Pulitzer winner Hijuelos dies in NYC at age 62; wrote of Cuban immigrant experience

  • by: TOM McELROY , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 13, 2013 - 7:35 PM

NEW YORK — Oscar 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.

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