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The world according to Garp

Author: John Irving
Publisher: London : Corgi, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The WOrld According to Garp is a comic and compassionate coming-of-age novel that established John Irving as one of the most imaginative writers of his generation. A worldwide bestseller since its publication in 1978, Irving's classic is filled with stories inside stories about the life and times of T.S. Garp, novelist and bastard son of Jenny Fields - a feminist leader ahead of her time. Beyond that, The Word  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Irving
ISBN: 0552111902 9780552111904 0525237704 9780525237709
OCLC Number: 16493292
Notes: Originally published: New York : Dutton ; London : Gollancz, 1978.
Description: 570 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: John Irving.

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The WOrld According to Garp is a comic and compassionate coming-of-age novel that established John Irving as one of the most imaginative writers of his generation. A worldwide bestseller since its publication in 1978, Irving's classic is filled with stories inside stories about the life and times of T.S. Garp, novelist and bastard son of Jenny Fields - a feminist leader ahead of her time. Beyond that, The Word According to garp virtually defies synopsis.

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