The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao / La breve y maravillosa vida de Óscar Wao

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LOL_Brief Wonderous Life.Spa_Coverby Junot Díaz

Oscar, an overweight Dominican-American ghetto nerd, lives with his mother and sister in New Jersey. He is obsessed with science fiction, fantasy novels…and finding love. But no thanks to a family curse, Oscar’s hopes may be forever thwarted.

Oscar, un sobrepeso dominico-estadounidense y empollón vive con su madre y hermana en Nueva Jersey. Está obsesionado con la ciencia ficción, las novelas de fantasía … y encontrar el amor. Pero no gracias a una maldición familiar, las esperanzas de Oscar pueden ser para siempre retrasados.

Attendees have the option to read in English and/or Spanish. Discussions may also be in English and Spanish. Attendees do not have to be bilingual. Copies of  The Brief & Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao (Spanish: La breve y maravillosa vida de Óscar Wao) will be held at the 2nd floor Readers Services Desk one month before the discussion. Call to register at (847) 448-8620!

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