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The Resource The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz

The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz

Label
The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao
Title
The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao
Statement of responsibility
Junot Diaz
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Living with an old-world mother and rebellious sister, an urban New Jersey misfit dreams of becoming the next J. R. R. Tolkien and believes that a long-standing family curse is thwarting his efforts to find love and happiness
Summary
Living with an old-world mother and rebellious sister, an urban New Jersey misfit dreams of becoming the next J. R. R. Tolkien and believes that a long-standing family curse is thwarting his efforts to find love and happiness
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2007.
  • Hurston/Wright Legacy Award: Fiction, 2008.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Fiction Award, 2008.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2007
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2008.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
172422
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Díaz, Junot
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.I259
LC item number
B75 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1010
  • 1010
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Dominican Americans
Target audience
adult
Label
The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781594489587
Lccn
2007017251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 123539681
  • (OCoLC)123539681
Label
The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781594489587
Lccn
2007017251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 123539681
  • (OCoLC)123539681

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