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AuthorJunot Diaz
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Number of Pages339
Date PublishedSeptember 2, 2008
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Author, Junot Diaz, will join us on April 3rd to discuss his Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novel about Oscar Wao and his family on their journey from the Dominican Republic to the United States and back again.

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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

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