The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

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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… (more)

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Publisher: Riverhead (September 06, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2008 winner, Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction 2008 winner, National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2007 winner, Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize 2007 winner


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