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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Díaz

Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who-from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister-dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú-a curse that has haunted Oscar's family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulating Dominican-American history, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao opens our eyes to an astonishing vision of the contemporary American experience and explores the endless human capacity to persevere-and risk it all-in the name of love.

Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who-from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister-dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú-a curse that has haunted Oscar's family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulating Dominican-American history, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao opens our eyes to an astonishing vision of the contemporary American experience and explores the endless human capacity to persevere-and risk it all-in the name of love.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who-from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister-dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú-a curse that has haunted Oscar's family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulating Dominican-American history, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao opens our eyes to an astonishing vision of the contemporary American experience and explores the endless human capacity to persevere-and risk it all-in the name of love.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jonathan Davis

Length:

16h 3m


Chapters

Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

03:19


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

06:38


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

06:19


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

06:06


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

06:07


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

04:35


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

06:21


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

07:24


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

06:27


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

05:26


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

05:16


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

04:36


Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 13

08:00


Part 1, Chapter 14
Part 1, Chapter 14

06:59


Part 1, Chapter 15
Part 1, Chapter 15

07:43


Part 1, Chapter 16
Part 1, Chapter 16

07:04


Part 1, Chapter 17
Part 1, Chapter 17

06:10


Part 1, Chapter 18
Part 1, Chapter 18

05:29


Part 1, Chapter 19
Part 1, Chapter 19

05:36


Part 1, Chapter 20
Part 1, Chapter 20

05:03


Part 1, Chapter 21
Part 1, Chapter 21

03:50


Part 1, Chapter 22
Part 1, Chapter 22

06:47


Part 1, Chapter 23
Part 1, Chapter 23

05:24


Part 1, Chapter 24
Part 1, Chapter 24

06:18


Part 1, Chapter 25
Part 1, Chapter 25

04:38


Part 1, Chapter 26
Part 1, Chapter 26

04:20


Part 1, Chapter 27
Part 1, Chapter 27

06:23


Part 1, Chapter 28
Part 1, Chapter 28

07:45


Part 1, Chapter 29
Part 1, Chapter 29

08:02


Part 1, Chapter 30
Part 1, Chapter 30

08:22


Part 1, Chapter 31
Part 1, Chapter 31

05:24


Part 1, Chapter 32
Part 1, Chapter 32

06:00


Part 1, Chapter 33
Part 1, Chapter 33

05:39


Part 1, Chapter 34
Part 1, Chapter 34

04:37


Part 1, Chapter 35
Part 1, Chapter 35

06:16


Part 1, Chapter 36
Part 1, Chapter 36

07:04


Part 1, Chapter 37
Part 1, Chapter 37

06:16


Part 1, Chapter 38
Part 1, Chapter 38

03:50


Part 1, Chapter 39
Part 1, Chapter 39

04:46


Part 1, Chapter 40
Part 1, Chapter 40

04:33


Part 1, Chapter 41
Part 1, Chapter 41

05:36


Part 1, Chapter 42
Part 1, Chapter 42

05:13


Part 1, Chapter 43
Part 1, Chapter 43

04:31


Part 1, Chapter 44
Part 1, Chapter 44

06:56


Part 1, Chapter 45
Part 1, Chapter 45

05:15


Part 1, Chapter 46
Part 1, Chapter 46

07:22


Part 1, Chapter 47
Part 1, Chapter 47

06:48


Part 1, Chapter 48
Part 1, Chapter 48

06:47


Part 1, Chapter 49
Part 1, Chapter 49

05:27


Part 1, Chapter 50
Part 1, Chapter 50

01:55


Part 1, Chapter 51
Part 1, Chapter 51

04:19


Part 1, Chapter 52
Part 1, Chapter 52

06:48


Part 1, Chapter 53
Part 1, Chapter 53

07:13


Part 1, Chapter 54
Part 1, Chapter 54

06:05


Part 1, Chapter 55
Part 1, Chapter 55

04:11


Part 1, Chapter 56
Part 1, Chapter 56

05:59


Part 1, Chapter 57
Part 1, Chapter 57

04:01


Part 1, Chapter 58
Part 1, Chapter 58

05:05


Part 1, Chapter 59
Part 1, Chapter 59

04:36


Part 1, Chapter 60
Part 1, Chapter 60

06:22


Part 1, Chapter 61
Part 1, Chapter 61

07:40


Part 1, Chapter 62
Part 1, Chapter 62

05:14


Part 1, Chapter 63
Part 1, Chapter 63

06:38


Part 1, Chapter 64
Part 1, Chapter 64

03:07


Part 1, Chapter 65
Part 1, Chapter 65

06:34


Part 1, Chapter 66
Part 1, Chapter 66

03:44


Part 1, Chapter 67
Part 1, Chapter 67

04:59


Part 1, Chapter 68
Part 1, Chapter 68

04:40


Part 1, Chapter 69
Part 1, Chapter 69

07:17


Part 1, Chapter 70
Part 1, Chapter 70

02:50


Part 1, Chapter 71
Part 1, Chapter 71

05:42


Part 1, Chapter 72
Part 1, Chapter 72

04:00


Part 1, Chapter 73
Part 1, Chapter 73

06:42


Part 1, Chapter 74
Part 1, Chapter 74

04:49


Part 1, Chapter 75
Part 1, Chapter 75

05:03


Part 1, Chapter 76
Part 1, Chapter 76

06:31


Part 1, Chapter 77
Part 1, Chapter 77

07:16


Part 1, Chapter 78
Part 1, Chapter 78

06:59


Part 1, Chapter 79
Part 1, Chapter 79

01:24


Part 1, Chapter 80
Part 1, Chapter 80

06:33


Part 1, Chapter 81
Part 1, Chapter 81

06:54


Part 1, Chapter 82
Part 1, Chapter 82

05:03


Part 1, Chapter 83
Part 1, Chapter 83

04:16


Part 1, Chapter 84
Part 1, Chapter 84

04:04


Part 1, Chapter 85
Part 1, Chapter 85

07:31


Part 1, Chapter 86
Part 1, Chapter 86

06:26


Part 1, Chapter 87
Part 1, Chapter 87

07:39


Part 1, Chapter 88
Part 1, Chapter 88

02:32


Part 1, Chapter 89
Part 1, Chapter 89

03:45


Part 1, Chapter 90
Part 1, Chapter 90

04:39


Part 1, Chapter 91
Part 1, Chapter 91

05:33


Part 1, Chapter 92
Part 1, Chapter 92

07:37


Part 1, Chapter 93
Part 1, Chapter 93

01:32


Part 1, Chapter 94
Part 1, Chapter 94

06:02


Part 1, Chapter 95
Part 1, Chapter 95

06:03


Part 1, Chapter 96
Part 1, Chapter 96

05:03


Part 1, Chapter 97
Part 1, Chapter 97

03:50


Part 1, Chapter 98
Part 1, Chapter 98

05:17


Part 1, Chapter 99
Part 1, Chapter 99

06:21


Part 1, Chapter 100
Part 1, Chapter 100

07:36


Part 1, Chapter 101
Part 1, Chapter 101

06:04


Part 1, Chapter 102
Part 1, Chapter 102

05:01


Part 1, Chapter 103
Part 1, Chapter 103

05:12


Part 1, Chapter 104
Part 1, Chapter 104

04:20


Part 1, Chapter 105
Part 1, Chapter 105

00:56


Part 1, Chapter 106
Part 1, Chapter 106

05:22


Part 1, Chapter 107
Part 1, Chapter 107

05:51


Part 1, Chapter 108
Part 1, Chapter 108

05:08


Part 1, Chapter 109
Part 1, Chapter 109

04:41


Part 1, Chapter 110
Part 1, Chapter 110

05:33


Part 1, Chapter 111
Part 1, Chapter 111

07:06


Part 1, Chapter 112
Part 1, Chapter 112

02:29


Part 1, Chapter 113
Part 1, Chapter 113

04:07


Part 1, Chapter 114
Part 1, Chapter 114

03:42


Part 1, Chapter 115
Part 1, Chapter 115

04:42


Part 1, Chapter 116
Part 1, Chapter 116

05:43


Part 1, Chapter 117
Part 1, Chapter 117

04:56


Part 1, Chapter 118
Part 1, Chapter 118

03:38


Part 1, Chapter 119
Part 1, Chapter 119

04:59


Part 1, Chapter 120
Part 1, Chapter 120

04:35


Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 1

00:34


Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 2

00:41


Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 3

05:07


Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 4

06:48


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

06:26


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

00:49


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

06:10


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

01:24


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

06:25


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

05:29


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

07:56


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

07:34


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

06:52


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

06:01


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

02:27


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

03:03


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

04:27


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

04:48


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

00:49


Part 2, Chapter 20
Part 2, Chapter 20

05:33


Part 2, Chapter 21
Part 2, Chapter 21

05:11


Part 2, Chapter 22
Part 2, Chapter 22

08:26


Part 2, Chapter 23
Part 2, Chapter 23

05:16


Part 2, Chapter 24
Part 2, Chapter 24

08:03


Part 2, Chapter 25
Part 2, Chapter 25

04:12


Part 2, Chapter 26
Part 2, Chapter 26

04:24


Part 2, Chapter 27
Part 2, Chapter 27

01:37


Part 2, Chapter 28
Part 2, Chapter 28

05:48


Part 2, Chapter 29
Part 2, Chapter 29

04:09


Part 2, Chapter 30
Part 2, Chapter 30

04:27


Part 2, Chapter 31
Part 2, Chapter 31

04:02


Part 2, Chapter 32
Part 2, Chapter 32

03:29


Part 2, Chapter 33
Part 2, Chapter 33

04:49


Part 2, Chapter 34
Part 2, Chapter 34

03:05


Part 2, Chapter 35
Part 2, Chapter 35

05:07


Part 2, Chapter 36
Part 2, Chapter 36

05:20


Part 2, Chapter 37
Part 2, Chapter 37

06:28


Part 2, Chapter 38
Part 2, Chapter 38

05:53


Part 2, Chapter 39
Part 2, Chapter 39

06:44


Part 2, Chapter 40
Part 2, Chapter 40

06:56


Part 2, Chapter 41
Part 2, Chapter 41

07:31


Part 2, Chapter 42
Part 2, Chapter 42

05:38


Part 2, Chapter 43
Part 2, Chapter 43

05:21


Part 2, Chapter 44
Part 2, Chapter 44

07:40


Part 2, Chapter 45
Part 2, Chapter 45

05:36


Part 2, Chapter 46
Part 2, Chapter 46

06:51


Part 2, Chapter 47
Part 2, Chapter 47

04:27


Part 2, Chapter 48
Part 2, Chapter 48

06:00


Part 2, Chapter 49
Part 2, Chapter 49

03:01


Part 2, Chapter 50
Part 2, Chapter 50

04:42


Part 2, Chapter 51
Part 2, Chapter 51

06:53


Part 2, Chapter 52
Part 2, Chapter 52

05:48


Part 2, Chapter 53
Part 2, Chapter 53

03:41


Part 2, Chapter 54
Part 2, Chapter 54

06:19


Part 2, Chapter 55
Part 2, Chapter 55

06:56


Part 2, Chapter 56
Part 2, Chapter 56

05:14


Part 2, Chapter 57
Part 2, Chapter 57

05:12


Part 2, Chapter 58
Part 2, Chapter 58

07:06


Part 2, Chapter 59
Part 2, Chapter 59

04:41


Part 2, Chapter 60
Part 2, Chapter 60

05:05