Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by  Junot Diaz - Paperback - Uncorrected Proof - 2007 - from Carpetbagger Books, IOBA (SKU: 4951)

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Click for full-size.

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

by Diaz, Junot

  • Used
  • fine
  • paperback
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 3 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Woodstock, Illinois
Item Price:
NZ$26.85 shipping to NZL
Standard Delivery: 5 to 16 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. Uncorrected Proof. Paperback. Fine. Fine. Wraps faintly rubbed at the edges. Square and firmly bound, stamped "Promo" on the bottom edge, clean otherwise. Diaz's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about Oscar, "a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd, a New Jersey romantic who dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien.


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.


Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!

(Log-in or create an account first!)

You're rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!


Carpetbagger Books, IOBA US (US)
Seller Inventory #
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Diaz, Junot
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
Uncorrected Proof
Riverhead Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
American Literature, Latinx Literature, Contemporary Literature, 21st Century Literature

Terms of Sale

Carpetbagger Books, IOBA

All items are returnable for a refund within 30 days of receipt.

About the Seller

Carpetbagger Books, IOBA

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 3 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. member since: 2018
Woodstock, Illinois
Ask Seller a Question

About Carpetbagger Books, IOBA

Based in the far northwest reaches of the Chicago suburbs, Carpetbagger Books specializes in literary fiction and modern firsts. Inventory is updated weekly, if not more frequently, so browse often. If you are after something particular, don't hesitate to communicate: not all inventory is uploaded online.


Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
uncorrected proof
An uncorrected proof is a printed copy of a book that needs to be reviewed for errors and corrections.  They are released...[more]
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]

This Book’s Categories