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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Author: Dí­az, Junot

Publisher: Riverhead Books

Format:Softcover

Scratch & Dent Copy

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao : 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 fukú - 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. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


Category   Subject
Fiction   Contemporary
Fiction   Literary

Award:Pulitzer Prize
ISBN 13:9781594483295
ISBN 10:1594483299
Format:Softcover
Language:English
Pages:340
Size:8.06" l x 5.18" w x 1.00" h
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