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The cider house rules : a novel

Author: John Irving
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2012.
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Set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century, it tells the story of Dr. Wilbur Larch -saint and obstetrician, founder and director of the orphanage in the town of St. Cloud's, ether addict and abortionist. It is also the story of Dr. Larch's favorite orphan, Homer Wells, who is never adopted.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
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Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Irving
ISBN: 9780062235183 0062235184 9781448111893 1448111897
OCLC Number: 807786103
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: John Irving.
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Homer Wells' odyssey begins among the apple orchards of rural Maine. As the oldest unadopted child at St Cloud's orphanage, he strikes up a profound and unusual friendship with Wilbur Larch, the  Read more...

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