The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Author: Junot Diaz; ISBN: 9781594483295; Publisher: Riverhead Books; Year: 2007; Format: Paper; Condition: New; 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.