About this book
Sweet but disastrously overweight Oscar dreams of becoming the next J.R.R. Tolkien, but his uproarious family get in the way. Winner of the National Critics Circle Award for Fiction, and selected by the "New York Times" as one of the 100 Notable Books of the Year. 'Celebratory and heartbreaking... and filled with something many novels lack: an enormous amount of love, and heart' "Time Out"
Things have never been easy for Oscar. A ghetto nerd living with his Dominican family in New Jersey, he's sweet but disastrously overweight, and keeps falling hopelessly in love. Poor Oscar may never get what he wants, thanks to the Fuku - the curse that has haunted his family for generations.
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