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Peter Matthiessen attends the premiere of "The Constant Gardener" in 2005. (credit: Getty Images Entertainment)

Celebrated Author, Noted Environmentalist Peter Matthiessen Dies At 86

Few authors could claim such a wide range of achievements.

04/05/2014

Best-selling author Elmore Leonard, known for many novels and screenplays including "Glitz" and "Get Shorty", died Aug. 20, 2013. He was 87 years old. (credit: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Best-Selling Author Elmore Leonard Dies At 87

Best-selling author Elmore Leonard died at 87.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2013

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