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A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
A Prayer for Owen Meany
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4.09 1075
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780552135399 (0552135399)
Publisher: Corgi Adult
Pages no: 637
Edition language: English
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"So it goes."
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5.0 A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
A tidbit I learned whilst reading was that much like the narrator, John Wheelwright, John Irving's mother never revealed the identity of his father to him. Apparently this book contains a lot of Irving's biography (well mixed with fiction) which may interest someone, but not really me. The thought...
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3.5 A Prayer for Owen Meany
I read this in the hopes that I could use it as a novel for a class read, but since I would be using this in my high school American Lit class, the profanity is prohibitive. A shame, really, because I enjoyed the character development and the gut-wrenching plot. At times I found the prose a bit too ...
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Synopsis: "I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother's death, but because he is the reason I believe in God; I am a Christian because of Owen Meany." In the summ...
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[Marilyn Monroe] was just like our whole country -- not quite young anymore, but not old either; a little breathless, very beautiful, maybe a little stupid, maybe a lot smarter than she seemed, and she was looking for soemtihng . . . She was never quite happy, she was always a little overwieght. She...
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