The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar WaoBook - 2007
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Winner of both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, this story follows the adventures of a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd plagued by a family curse.
DCLadults Jan 24, 2017
A Pulitzer Prize winning multigenerational family saga exploring cultural and political history and a powerful curse.
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A first lesson in the fragility of love and the preternatural cowardice of men. And out of this disillusionment and turmoil sprang Beli's first adult oath, on that would follow her into adulthood, to the States and beyond. I will not serve. Never again would she follow any lead other than her own Not the rector's, not the nuns', not La Inca's, not her poor dead parents'. Only me, she whispered. Me.
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