The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
A NoveleBook - 2007
Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd whoђ́ؤfrom the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sisterђ́ؤdreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fuk©ðђ́ؤa 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 persevereђ́ؤand risk it allђ́ؤin the name of love.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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