The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao
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New York : Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2007.
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339 pages ; 21 cm
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English
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9781594483295, 1594483299, 9780525493990, 0525493999

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Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight, lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd. From his home in New Jersey, where he lives with his old-world mother and rebellious sister, Oscar dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love. But he may never get what he wants, thanks to the Fuk�-the curse that has haunted Oscar's family for generations, dooming them to prison, torture, tragic accidents, and, above all, ill-starred love. Oscar, still waiting for his first kiss, is just its most recent victim.
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Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, 2008
Awards
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2008
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APA Citation (style guide)

Diaz, J. (2007). The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao. New York: Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Diaz, Junot, 1968-. 2007. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. New York: Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Diaz, Junot, 1968-, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. New York: Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc, 2007.

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Diaz, Junot. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. New York: Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc, 2007. Print.

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