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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
by Junot Díaz | Literature & Fiction
Registered by uffgerescht of Hattersheim am Main, Hessen Germany on 2/6/2013
Average 6 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

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Journal Entry 1 by uffgerescht from Hattersheim am Main, Hessen Germany on Wednesday, February 06, 2013

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The book chronicles both the life of Oscar de Leon, an overweight Dominican boy growing up in Paterson, New Jersey who is obsessed with science fiction and fantasy novels and with falling in love, as well as the curse that has plagued his family for generations.

Di ISBN ist nicht richtig. Das Buch schon. 


Journal Entry 2 by uffgerescht at Frankfurt am Main, Hessen Germany on Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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Released 5 yrs ago (5/15/2013 UTC) at Frankfurt am Main, Hessen Germany

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Beim Meetup in Bockenheim ungelesen weitergegeben. 


Journal Entry 3 by wingwildboarhunterwing at Frankfurt am Main, Hessen Germany on Thursday, May 16, 2013

6 out of 10

I haven´t read a book for the Dominican Republic, yet, so I´m going to keep this one until I finished reading it.

07.06.13: It was hard work, sometimes, reading this book. Mostly because I don't speak the tiniest bit of Spanish. Sometimes the story was confusing, too. I didn't like the rough language and don't think it has to be super- macho all the time, to make a good book. I think the only reason for the Pulitzer Prize was the historical part. I've been to the Dominican Republic in 1999 and knew some of the described things and places. But I didn't know all the dictator- stuff. I believe they kept the tourists away from it a bit. Many women (and men, too) were still selling their bodys there, you hardly could go somewhere in the evening without the offers. The poverty was overwhelming, too. Mainly not at the tourist places, but at the inland, we drove through to get to Samana.

Read for the 1 Year= 1 Land Challenge for the Dominican Republic.

As there is a German version of this book, I'm going to take this one with me to Scotland in July. 


Journal Entry 4 by wingwildboarhunterwing at Dun Flodigarry Hostel in Isle of Skye, Scotland United Kingdom on Friday, July 26, 2013

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Released 4 yrs ago (7/23/2013 UTC) at Dun Flodigarry Hostel in Isle of Skye, Scotland United Kingdom

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On the bookshelf. Enjoy! 


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