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Nicholas Evans, ‘The Horse Whisperer’ Author, Dies at 72

Naman Ramachandran British journalist and author Nicholas Evans, best known for writing “The Horse Whisperer,” which was adapted as a film by Robert Redford, has died of a heart attack, according to United Agents. He was 72. In a statement, United Agents said the “much-loved” author had died following a heart attack on Aug.

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