COLOMBIA - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87 <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and FRANK BAJAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T19:54:31.904-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. One of the most revered and influential writers of his generation, he brought Latin America’s charm and maddening contradictions to life in the minds of millions and became the best-known practitioner of “magical realism,” a blending of fantastic elements into portrayals of da...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578337172014-04-17T19:54:31.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T19:54:31.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:54:31 MDT