Publication Date: 05/02/2009 ISBN: 9780571239733 Category:

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Diaz

Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publication Date: 05/02/2009 ISBN: 9780571239733 Category:
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A SUNDAY TIMES TOP 100 NOVEL OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

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.

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