UWI BOOKSHOP » Faculty of Humanities and Education » English » EN0105 » THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO
Model: EN0105
ISBN: 9781594483295
Authors: DIAZ, JUNOT
Publishers: RANDOM HOUSE
Price: $1,970.00JMD
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 23 August, 2016.
Reviews
scar 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 fuka 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.