Lola’s boyfriend when she lives in the DR. He works for a theater, running film reels between locations on his motorcycle. He loves her and dreams of living in the US, but is killed in a motorcycle accident before he can leave. His death pushes Lola to leave the DR.
The timeline below shows where the character Max Sánchez appears in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Book 1, Chapter 2: Wildwood (1982-1985)
...bring herself to leave her great-aunt, La Inca. She also starts dating a boy named Max, enamored with his job running film reels between the three theaters in Santo Domingo. Though... (full context)
Book 2, Preface