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A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel

Author: John Irving
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1990, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st mass market 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: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Irving
ISBN: 0345361792 : 9780345361790
OCLC Number: 21510655
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 617 pages ; 18 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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