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Book Discussion Group: Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz


April 5, 2011

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. It opens our eyes to a vision of the contemporary American experience.