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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Paperback)
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 05/02/2009
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A ghetto nerd living with his Dominican family in New Jersey, Oscar's sweet but disastrously overweight. He dreams of becoming the next J. R. R. Tolkien and he keeps falling hopelessly in love. With dazzling energy and insight Diaz immerses us in the tumultuous lives of Oscar; his runaway sister Lola; their beautiful mother Belicia; and in the family's uproarious journey from the Dominican Republic to the US and back. 'The Best Novel of the 21st Century to Date' - BBC Culture.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571239733
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 271 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 21 mm
Edition: Main

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“The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”

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11th March 2010
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“The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”

I really enjoyed this book - its beautifully written.

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19th March 2009
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