Famed New York journalist Pete Hamill, an acclaimed editor, writer and novelist who dominated pages at the city’s tabloid newspapers, died on Wednesday. He was 85.
Hamill was editor-in-chief of both The New York Post and the New York Daily News in the 1990s. At the time of his death, he was working on a mob-themed novel and a nonfiction book about his beloved home borough of Brooklyn, according to his literary agent.
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