New York, Oct, 13 2013: According to the the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) breaking news section the Pulitzer Prize winner, novelist Oscar Hijuelos has died at the age of 62. He was born of Cuban immigrant parents in New York in 1950. Oscar’s first novel was “Our House in the Last World” published in 1983. Oscar Hijuelos, won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for his best selling novel “The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love” published in 1990. It was later adapted for a Hollywood film starring Antonio Banderas. His other books are, “The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O’Brien”, “Mr Ives Christmas” and an autobiography “Thoughts Without Cigarettes”. He died today in Manhattan, while playing tennis. He leaves behind a wife and thousands of mourners, his fans both in the United States and abroad.
Written By: Iftikhar Tariq Khanzada