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Literary star Garcia Marquez dies

Colombian, 87, drew fame for Solitude, magical realism style

Posted: April 18, 2014 at 3:04 a.m.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez greets fans outside his home March 6 in Mexico City on his 87th birthday.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez greets fans outside his home March 6 in Mexico City on his 87th birthday.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, whose novel One Hundred Years of Solitude put Latin America and the style known as magical realism on the international literary map, has died. He was 87.

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