Quote by: Oscar Hijuelos

When you write fiction, you can sort of invent more but also pack it with emotions that are very pertinent to you. Whereas with nonfiction, you have to be as factual as possible but also hopefully - also bring... emotional relevance to the piece.


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Author Bio


  • NameOscar Hijuelos
  • DescriptionAmerican novelist
  • AliasesOscar Jerome Hijuelos
  • BornAugust 24, 1951
  • DiedOctober 12, 2013
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionNovelist; Writer
  • WorksThe Mambo Kings Play Songs Of Love
  • AwardsPulitzer Prize For Fiction; Rome Prize