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Westfield London Book Club: The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

Tuesday 27th May 2014 7:30pm - 8:30pm Westfield White City, Foyles Unit 2054, Westfield, White City, London, W12 7GE Literary Event, Free Event

Things have never been easy for Oscar. A ghetto nerd living with his Dominican-American family in New Jersey, he's disastrously overweight, keeps falling hopelessly in love and dreams of becoming the next Tolkien. Meanwhile, his punk sister Lola wants to run away, and his resolute mother Beli can't seem to let either of them go.

Moving across generations and continents, from Beli's tragic past in the Dominican Republic to struggles and dreams in suburban America, this is the wondrous story of Oscar, his family and their search for love and belonging.

The Foyles at Westfield London Book Club meets on the last Tuesday of every month in the Old Library at the Bush Theatre. Book Club members enjoy 15% off each month's book when bought from our Westfield London store - ask instore for more details, or email our Duty Managers at whidms@foyles.co.uk.

 

 

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