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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User Review  - cdford12 - Overstock.com

I am a big O fan and have ordered many items through them. My daughter needed this book for school and it arrived in good condition. It did take longer to get here than I have ever had to wait for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Heather Carrillo - Goodreads

My first book by John Irving, and I wasn't impressed. I believe Irving is a brilliant author and no disrespect is meant. Owen Meany's twists and surprises were masterfully crafted, and who can resist ... 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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