The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Pdf eBook By Junot Díaz is a fictional novel follows the story is set in New Jersey in the United States, where Diaz grew up, and it deals with the experience of the Dominican Republic experience under dictator Rafael Trujillo.
It was published in 2007 and won several literary awards in 2008, including the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
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The novel follows the life story of Oscar de León, an obese Dominican boy growing up in New Jersey, obsessed with fantasy and science fiction novels and with falling in love, as well as with the curse that has tormented his family for generations.
The middle parts of the novel focus on the lives of Lola, Oscar’s runaway sister, Hypatia Cabral, his mother, and Abelard, his grandfather.
Replete with footnotes, fantasy, science fiction references, comic book analogies, and many Spanish dialects, the novel also reconciles story-telling, the Dominican diaspora, and oppression, identity, and sexuality.
Most of the story is told by an all-knowing narrator who is ultimately revealed to be Yunior de Las Casas, Oscar’s college roommate who dated her sister Lola.
Yunior also appears in many of Díaz’s short stories and is often seen as the author’s alter ego.
The author of this novel is Junot Dáz (born December 31, 1968) is a Dominican-American writer and former fiction editor at Boston Review.
He is a creative writing professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
He also sits on the board of advisers for Freedom University, a volunteer organisation in Georgia that offers undocumented immigrants post-secondary education.
The immigrant experience, particularly the Latino immigrant experience, is central to Daz’s work.
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The novel follows the story of a young overweight Domanician boy, Oscar Wao.
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