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A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel

Author: John Irving
Publisher: New York : Morrow, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st trade edView all editions and formats
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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. He is Irving's most heartbreaking hero.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Religious fiction
Christian fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Irving, John, 1942-
Prayer for Owen Meany.
New York : Morrow, ©1989
(OCoLC)582116803
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Irving
ISBN: 0688077080 9780688077082 0688087604 9780688087609
OCLC Number: 18557147
Description: 543 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: John Irving.

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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. He is Irving's most heartbreaking hero.

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