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Junot Diaz: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Junot Diaz’s acclaimed debut novel is The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. Michiko Kakutani wrote in the New York Times that it’s "so original it can only be described as Mario Vargas Llosa meets Star Trek meets David Foster Wallace meets Kanye West."

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Comments [1]

Alex Idavoy from Brooklyn

Did Junot get that great idea of foottnoting from Cuban AMerican write Oscar Hijuelos? Both books use the technique well to bridge cultural gaps ..

Sep. 09 2008 11:24 AM

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