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The fourth hand : a novel

Author: John Irving
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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While reporting a story from India, a New York television journalist has his left hand eaten by a lion; millions of TV viewers witness the accident. A well-known Boston hand surgeon wants to perform the first hand transplant on the reporter, but the problem is there is no hand available. A married woman from Wisconsin wants to give the reporter her husband's left hand--that is, after her husband dies.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
Love stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Irving, John, 1942-
Fourth hand.
New York : Random House, ©2001
(OCoLC)606574884
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Irving
ISBN: 0375506276 9780375506277 0552771090 9780552771092
OCLC Number: 45791398
Description: 316 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: John Irving.
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"A rich and deeply moving tale... Vintage Irving" Washington Post "A beguiling tale of love and redemption" Time Out "Peerless... Writing without a wasted second" Guardian "Articulate, clever, Read more...

 
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