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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by  Junot Diaz - First edition - 2007 - from Thleodore Books (SKU: 003685)

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by  Junot Diaz - First edition - 2007 - from Thleodore Books (SKU: 003685)
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

by Diaz, Junot

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/very good
ISBN 10
1594489580
ISBN 13
9781594489587
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New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Full number line "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2", original price of $24.95 right front flap. Boards are white with white cloth spine and red lettering; back of dust jacket says "Praise for Junot Díaz" and has 3 reviews - by Walter Mosley, The New York Times Book Review, and Newsweek. 12mo, 339 pp., bookseller #003685.

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
Thleodore Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
003685
Title
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Author
Diaz, Junot
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1594489580
ISBN 13
9781594489587
Publisher
Riverhead Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2007
Keywords
Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction;

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