The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Setting

Junot Díaz
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Don Bosco Tech

Don Bosco Tech is the high school that Oscar attends as a student, then later returns to work as a substitute teacher.

Paterson

Paterson is a town in New Jersey. It is the place where Oscar and Lola grew up. It is the town that Oscar returns to after he finishes his college years at Rutgers.

Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo is the capital city of the Dominican Republic, the home country of Beli’s family. Lola visits her grandmother in that city after she runs away from her mother in Paterson. Oscar also visits his grandmother in Santo Domingo one summer during his high school years. He returns to Santo Domingo where he falls in love with the prostitute Ybon. During his final trip to Santo Domingo he is killed because of his affair with her.

Wildwood

Wildwood is the city in New Jersey to which...

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