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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao: A Novel
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Penguin Publishing Group 2007
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Winner of:
The Pulitzer Prize
The National Book Critics Circle Award
The Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
The Jon Sargent, Sr. First Novel Prize
Time Magazine #1 Fiction Book of the Year

One of the best books of 2007 according to: The New York TimesSan Francisco Chronicle, New York Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, People, The Village Voice, Time Out New York, Salon, Baltimore City Paper, The Christian Science Monitor, Booklist, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, New York Public Library, and many more...
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister—dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú—a 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 persevere—and risk it all—in the name of love.

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Street Date:
09/06/2007
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English
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Junot Díaz. (2007). The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao: A Novel. Penguin Publishing Group.

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Junot Díaz. 2007. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao: A Novel. Penguin Publishing Group.

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Junot Díaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao: A Novel. Penguin Publishing Group, 2007.

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Junot Díaz. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao: A Novel. Penguin Publishing Group, 2007.

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The Pulitzer Prize
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The Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
The Jon Sargent, Sr. First Novel Prize
Time Magazine #1 Fiction Book of the Year

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Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

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