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Summary:

Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd, a New Jersey romantic who dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkein and, most of all, of finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fuku - a curse that has haunted Oscar's family for generations, following them on their epic journey from the Dominican Republic to the United States and back again.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande F Diaz, J (Text) 35178001359366 Adult Fiction Book None 05/06/2013 Available -
Helix Public Library YA F DIA (Text) 37835000085262 Young Adult Fiction Book None 05/26/2011 Available -
Hood River Valley High School Library FIC DIA (Text) 33892006098603 Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 03/06/2018 Available -
Treasure Valley Community College Library FIC D5436b (Text) 32220000911152 Adult Fiction Book None 04/08/2009 Available -
CGCC Hood River Campus 813.54 DIAZ 2008 (Text) 33892002463033 Main Collection Book None 02/07/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1594483299 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781594483295 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 339 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First Riverhead trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd, a New Jersey romantic who dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkein and, most of all, of finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fuku - a curse that has haunted Oscar's family for generations, following them on their epic journey from the Dominican Republic to the United States and back again.
Target Audience Note:
1010L Lexile.
Awards Note:
Pulitzer Prize Winner.
Subject: Dominican Americans > Fiction.
Superstition > Fiction.
Romance fiction
Friendship > Fiction.
Teenage boys > Fiction
Authors > Fiction

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