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A Prayer for Owen Meany Eleven Year Old Owen Meany, Playing In A Little League Baseball Game In Gravesend, New Hampshire, Hits A Foul Ball And Kills His Best Friend S Mother Owen Doesn T Believe In Accidents He Believes He Is God S Instrument What Happens To Owen After That Foul Is Both Extraordinary And Terrifying At Moments A Comic, Self Deluded Victim, But In The End The Principal, Tragic Actor In A Divine Plan, Owen Meany Is The Most Heartbreaking Hero John Irving Has Yet Created Back Cover


About the Author: John Irving

JOHN IRVING was born in Exeter, New Hampshire, in 1942 His first novel, Setting Free the Bears, was published in 1968, when he was twenty six He competed as a wrestler for twenty years, and coached wrestling until he was forty seven Mr Irving has been nominated for a National Book Award three times winning once, in 1980, for his novel The World According to Garp He received an O Henry Award



10 thoughts on “A Prayer for Owen Meany

  1. says:

    I m short on time for this review, but man, this is the closest thing to a perfect story as anything I ve ever read I m back a few days later to edit my review, becau


  2. says:

    I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice Not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of


  3. says:

    A long time ago, I came across a story that my grandmother recommended I wasn t sure what to expect, but I definitely hadn t expected to read what would become my favorite book The s


  4. says:

    Being in a melancholy mood, I was trying to think of a book that made me laugh tears And the first one that came to mind was Owen Meany I couldn t stop laughing, except for when I cried buck


  5. says:

    I ve been on a huge John Irving kick recently, and man, am I glad I didn t start with this book because I might have aborted the whole thing before I had a chance to read some of his better works.Th


  6. says:

    This is the book that made me want to be a writer I read it in high school, thanks to my favorite English teacher, Mrs B, who had written down the title on a Post It note and said, You need to read this I i


  7. says:

    Solid four stars This is book seven in my John Irving Challenge Let it be known that I m an idiot Irving s books shouldn t be read this close together He takes upwards of four years to write these fucking things, a


  8. says:

    I m sure you can read a million reviews about this book It seems to be many people s favorite Let me just say that I have read 5 or 6 John Irving books, and this is the only one that is much than a good story About 10 yea


  9. says:

    I gave this book three stars because I figure that s the average of five stars and one star Some of the things about this book were great others were really terrible.Irving s strong point is definitely his ability to draw interest


  10. says:

    It s a while since I finished this book I felt I just needed a little time to gather my thoughts on it there s a lot to take in For those who have yet to experience this amazing book I ll quickly summarise the set up The two main characte


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