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The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao Drown

Author: Junot Díaz; Jonathan Davis; Staci Snell
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Oscar is a disastrously overweight Dominican from the ghetto in New Jersey. He dreams of becoming a writer and finding love, but he may never get what he wants thanks to the Fukú, an ancient curse that has haunted his family for generations, dooming them to prison, torture, tragic accidents, and ill-starred love. Oscar, still dreaming of his first real kiss, is only its most recent victim--until he decides to be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Junot Díaz; Jonathan Davis; Staci Snell
ISBN: 9780143142805 0143142801
OCLC Number: 170921760
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact disc.
In container (17 x 19 cm.).
Performer(s): Read by Jonathan Davis with Staci Snell.
Description: 13 sound discs (ca. 16 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao --
Drown.
Other Titles: Drown.
Responsibility: Junot Diaz.

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Oscar is a disastrously overweight Dominican from the ghetto in New Jersey. He dreams of becoming a writer and finding love, but he may never get what he wants thanks to the Fukú, an ancient curse that has haunted his family for generations, dooming them to prison, torture, tragic accidents, and ill-starred love. Oscar, still dreaming of his first real kiss, is only its most recent victim--until he decides to be its last. Also included is the short story "Drown."

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