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Oscar Hijuelos
OSCAR HIJUELOS, the son of Cuban immigrants, is a recipient of the Rome Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. His seven novels have been translated into twenty-five languages. He lives in New York City and spends part of the... show more



OSCAR HIJUELOS, the son of Cuban immigrants, is a recipient of the Rome Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. His seven novels have been translated into twenty-five languages. He lives in New York City and spends part of the year in Durham, North Carolina, where he teaches at Duke University.

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Birth date: August 24, 1951
Died: October 12, 2013
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Boston Bibliophile
Boston Bibliophile rated it 5 years ago
http://www.bostonbibliophile.com/2010/08/beautiful-maria-of-my-soul-by-oscar.html
helenliz
helenliz rated it 6 years ago
I loved this book. A huge and sweeping in scope, taking in life, death, love and loss, spiritual ecstacy and loss of faith - in fact everything - and all done in the most understated way. There isn't a spare word in it, but it isn't in the least bit sparse. Ending is both incredibly sad, but magnifi...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it 6 years ago
What Thoughts Without Cigarettes genuinely reminded me of was my childhood. Oscar Hijuelos has a very easy writing style that borders on conversation. I was taken back to the days where my grandfather used to sit around and tell stories about when he was young. Always interesting, sometimes a bit co...
Chrissie's Books
Chrissie's Books rated it 7 years ago
Another give-away not available to Europeans! I would be so happy to read an ebook of this on my Kindle. I loved the sample.
florinda3rs
florinda3rs rated it 7 years ago
I read Oscar Hijuelos'’ award-winning novel The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love nearly 20 years ago, when it was first published, and never gave much thought to its having a sequel. But when I learned that it had one - told from the perspective of the woman who inspired the fictional Castillo brother...
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