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Vidal, the elegant American author, died on Tuesday during the night
at his home in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, at the age of 86.
His nephew Burr Steers said that he died due to complications of pneumonia, reported the Los Angeles Times.
Born in West Point in the state of New York as Eugene Luther Vidal Jr , he later adopted his mother's last name as his first name.
He started his career very young at the age of 19 years old while he was still a ...