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The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao

Author: Junot Díaz
Publisher: London : Faber, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Things have never been easy for Oscar. A ghetto nerd living with his Dominican family in New Jersey, he's sweet but disastrously overweight. He dreams of becoming the next JRR Tolkien and he keeps falling hopelessly in love. Poor Oscar may never get what he wants, thanks to the Fuku - the curse that has haunted his family for generations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Díaz, Junot, 1968-
Brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao
(OCoLC)181069037
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Junot Díaz
ISBN: 9780571246205 0571246206
OCLC Number: 869831775
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2008 (Australia)
Winner of National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2008 (Australia)
Short-listed for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2009 (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
Short-listed for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2009
Description: 1 online resource (339 pages)
Responsibility: Junot Díaz.

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