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Hijuelos, Oscar Jerome

(Encyclopedia) Hijuelos, Oscar Jerome ?hw?l?s, 1951?2013, Cuban-American novelist, b. New York City, grad. City College (B.A., 1975; M.F.A., 1976). The son of Cuban immigrants, he typically wrote?

New York

(Encyclopedia) New York, city (1990 pop. 7,322,564), land area 304.8 sq mi (789.4 sq km), SE N.Y., largest city in the United States and one of the largest in the world, on New York Bay at the mouth?

1960 ? 1969 World History

Robert Frost (1874?1963)Archive PhotosJohn H. Glenn, Jr.(1921? )The Library of Congress Picture CollectionWilliam Faulkner (1897?1962)Archive PhotosMalcolm X(1925?1965)Archive PhotosJohn F.?

2004 Grammy Awards

The 47th Annual Grammy Awards were presented at Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 13, 2005. Record: ?Here We Go Again,? Ray Charles & Norah Jones Album: Genius Loves Company,?

500 Songs That Shaped Rock

James Henke, chief curator for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, with the help of music writers and critics, selected 500 songs (not only rock songs) that they believe have been most?