This is the story of nerdy teenage Oscar Wao and his Dominican family. It is at once riddled with hilarious American pop-culture references and tales of the terrible reign of Trujillo.
“Funny, street-smart and keenly observed…. An extraordinarily vibrant book that’s fueled by adrenaline-powered prose…. A book that decisively establishes [D’az] as one of contemporary fiction’s most distinctive and irresistible new voices.”
-Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times