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Oscar Hijuelos


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Oscar Hijuelos was born of Cuban parentage in New York City in 1951. He is a recipient of the Rome Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, among others.
 

Awards: Pulitzer (1990)  see all
 
Novels
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Anthologies edited
   Cool Salsa (1994) (with Lori Carlson)
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Oscar Hijuelos recommends
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A Sister to Honor (2015)
Lucy Ferriss
"One of the best writers around."
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The Guardians (2007)
Ana Castillo
"A moving book that is both intimate and epic in its narrative."
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Spin (1991)
Donald Everett Axinn
"A compelling novel of undeniable energy and lyric force, filled with vivid scenes and characters and memorable insights."

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Awards
1990 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction : The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

Award nominations
2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Novel (nominee) : Dark Dude
1996 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (nominee) : Mr. Ives' Christmas
1989 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction (nominee) : The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love
1989 National Book Award for Fiction (shortlist) : The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love


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