Writer Peter Matthiessen died Saturday at age 86 after a long fight with leukemia, according to his publisher. Here, he stands in the yard of his house in Sagaponack, N.Y., in 2004. Ed Betz/AP hide caption

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Writer Elmore Leonard died Tuesday at the age of 87. Dermot Cleary/Chasen hide caption

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Crime Novelist Elmore Leonard Dies

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