A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Bloomsbury Modern Library, 1994 - 562 pages
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Eleven-year-old Owen Meany, playing a Little League baseball game in New Hampshire in 1953, hits a foul ball and kills his best friend's mother. Owen does not believe in accidents and is convinced he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after that is both extraordinary and terrifying.

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"A Prayer for Owen Meany" was the first present my wife ever gave me. This was 20 years before she became my wife. We were good friends and roommates back then and neither of us had any idea that we ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

John Irving published his first novel at the age of twenty-six. He has received awards from the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Guggenheim Foundation; he has won an O. Henry Award, a National Book Award, and an Academy Award.

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