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In Memoriam: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels, stories and reports introduced readers around the world to the passion, charm, corruption and enduring essence of Colombia, passed away on April 17 at 87. The master of magic realism—the literary technique that blends the real and fantastic until the distinction between the two fades—captured the spirit, setting and atmosphere of Latin America—even when the places he described never existed.