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  • n  a muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion
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  • Iain Banks | Scottish writer, 59
    Iain Banks, 59, who alternately wowed and disturbed readers with his dark jokes and narrative tricks, died early Sunday. In April, he announced that he was terminally ill with gall bladder cancer and that his soon-to-be released novel, The Quarry, would be his last.
    June 11, 2013 -
  • Scottish author Iain Banks, 59, dies of cancer
    DUNFERMLINE, Scotland, June 9 (UPI) -- Scottish novelist Iain Banks, who revealed two months ago he had terminal gall bladder cancer, has died, his family said Sunday. He was 59.
    June 10, 2013 - UPI
  • Scottish fiction writer Iain Banks dies aged 59
    LONDON (AP) — Iain Banks, a Scottish writer known for his general and science fiction, has died. He was 59. Banks' publisher said Sunday the author died two months after announcing that he was diagnosed with late-stage gall bladder cancer.
    June 9, 2013 - Washington Examiner

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