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Review Of Junot Díaz's The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao

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My eyes devoured “Wildwood,” the second chapter of Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. The narrative gripped me, replacing a casual interest in Oscar into an earnest thirst to hear more about his older sister, Lola. Characterized as a troubled girl, or an attractive woman, or Oscar’s sister, the strength of her story is eclipsed by the book’s focus. And yet, to me, Lola’s narrative is the most riveting, reminding me vividly of my older sister,
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