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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

I read this two years ago, and it was one of my favorite books of the year. My husband doesn't read a lot of novels, but I encouraged him to read it, and he loved it as well.

There are a lot of Spanish phrases and a lot of geeky references. Here is a great website I found (sadly, after I had finished the book) which translates and explains a lot of these references:

http://www.annotated-oscar-wao.com/index.html
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