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La Breve y Maravillosa Vida de Oscar Wao = The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Vintage Espanol)

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Una crónica familiar que abarca tres generaciones y dos países, La breve y maravillosa vida de Oscar Wao cuenta la historia del gordiflón y solitario Oscar de León en su intento de convertirse en el J.R.R. Tolkien Dominicano y su desafortunada búsqueda del amor. Pero Oscar sólo es la última víctima del fukú —una maldición que durante generaciones ha perseguido a su familia, condenándoles a vidas de tortura, sufrimiento y amor desdichado. Con unos personajes inolvidables y una prosa vibrante e hipnótica, esta novela confirma a Junot Díaz como una de las mejores y más deslumbrantes voces de nuestra época, y nos ofrece una sobrecogedora visión de la inagotable capacidad humana para perseverar y arriesgarlo todo por amor.

Synopsis:

Rendering with warmth the endless human capacity to persevere, this Pulitzer Prize-winning work is the long-awaited first novel from the unmistakable voice behind the short story collection "Drown."

About the Author

Junot Díaz es el autor de una colección de relatos Negocios, y sus obras han aparecido en New Yorker, The Paris Review, y la antología de los mejores relatos breves Best American Short Stories. Ha recibido el Premio Pen/ Malamud, el Premio de Ficción del National Books Critics Circle, el Premio Anisfield-Wolf y el Premio Pulitzer de Ficción. Nació en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, creció en Nueva Jersey, y vive entre Nueva York y Boston, donde es editor de ficción de la revista Boston Review y profesor en la universidad MIT.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679776697
Author:
Diaz, Junot
Publisher:
Vintage Espanol
Translator:
Obejas, Achy
Author:
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Subject:
Dominican Americans
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
fiction;dominican republic;ne
Subject:
w jersey;pulitzer prize;novel;coming of age;pulitzer;immigrants;family;trujillo;immigration;literature;nerds;dominican;contemporary fiction;american;nerd;love;21st century;caribbean;contemporary;latin america;dominican americans;usa;history;literary ficti
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Espanol
Publication Date:
20080902
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.16x5.04x.77 in. .57 lbs.

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