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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, JUNOT DIAZ
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Author:    JUNOT DIAZ

Title:   The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Riverhead Trade September 2008

ISBN Number:    1594483299 / 9781594483295

Seller ID:   56002

Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who--from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister--dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fuku--a curse that has haunted Oscar's family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulating Dominican-American history, "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" opens our eyes to an astonishing vision of the contemporary American experience and explores the endless human capacity to persevere--and risk it all--in the name of love.
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