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Friday, May 26, 2017
Writer best known for his story collection "Jesus' Son" and his novel "Tree of Smoke" -- via no one yet; the information is flooding in via social media. UPDATE: Here's the first official notice, via AP and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. An innovative, powerful, and versatile writer who also created poetry, plays, reportage, and essays.