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A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel, John Irving

Label
A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel
Title
A prayer for Owen Meany
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John Irving
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the summer of 1953, two 11-year-old boys--best friends--are playing in a Little League baseball game in New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother. Owen Meany believes he didn't hit the ball by accident. He believes he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after 1953 is extraordinary and terrifying
Cataloging source
BIB
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1942-
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Irving, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Belief and doubt
  • Mothers
  • Male friendship
  • New Hampshire
  • Predestination
  • Birthfathers
  • Psychological fiction
  • Religious fiction
Label
A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel, John Irving
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1989
Control code
ocn781135195
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
627, 16 p.
Isbn
9780062204097
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)781135195
Label
A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel, John Irving
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1989
Control code
ocn781135195
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
627, 16 p.
Isbn
9780062204097
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)781135195

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