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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by  Junot Diaz - American First - 2007 - from Hourglass Books (SKU: 001587)

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by  Junot Diaz - American First - 2007 - from Hourglass Books (SKU: 001587)
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

by Diaz, Junot

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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ISBN 10
1594489580
ISBN 13
9781594489587
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New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. American First. First edition, first printing as evidenced by a complete number line from 1 to 10; second state dust jacket without the Mosley blurb; minor edge wear; otherwise a solid, clean, unread copy in collectable condition..

Synopsis

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) is a best-selling novel written by Dominican author Junot Díaz. Although a work of fiction, the novel is set in New Jersey where Díaz was raised and deals explicitly with his ancestral homeland's experience under dictator Rafael Trujillo. It has received numerous positive reviews from critics and went on to win numerous prestigious awards in 2008, such as the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

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Bookseller
Hourglass Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
001587
Title
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Author
Diaz, Junot
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket condition
Very Good+, Not Price Clipped
Edition
American First
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1594489580
ISBN 13
9781594489587
Publisher
Riverhead Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2007
Keywords
American Fiction

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