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Remembering novelist Cormac McCarthy's life, work and legacy

Cormac McCarthy — one of the greatest novelists in American literature — died Tuesday at age 89. McCarthy won the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for his stunning, post-apocalyptic, father-son love story, “The Road.”

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