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A Prayer for Owen Meany

Deluxe Modern Classic
  • By John Irving
$13.79
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A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

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 summer of 1953, two eleven-year-old boys--best friends--are playing in a Little League baseball game in Gravesend, New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills the other boy's mother. The boy who hits the ball doesn't believe in accidents; Owen Meany believes he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after that 1953 foul ball is extraordinary.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780062284853
    • Manufacturer: William Morrow
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780062284853
    • Publication Date: 04/01/2014
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: John Irving
    • Page Count: 656
    • Width: 5.60 inches
    • Height: 1.90 inches
    • Length: 8.00 inches
    • Weight: 1.25 pounds
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