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A prayer for Owen Meany: a novel
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Published:
New York : Morrow, c1989.
Physical Desc:
543 pages ; 25 cm
Lexile measure:
990L
Rating:
990L
Status:
Arden-Dimick
FICTION Irving, J.

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"A remarkable novel. . . . A Prayer for Owen Meany is a rare creation. ... An amazingly brave piece of work ... so extraordinary, so original, and so enriching. . . . Readers will come to the end feeling sorry to leave [this] richly textured and carefully wrought world."STEPHEN KING, Washington Post

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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Format:
Book
Edition:
1st trade ed.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062284853, 0062284851, 0688077080, 0688087604, 9780062204097, 0062204092
Lexile measure:
990

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APA Citation (style guide)

Irving, J. (1989). A prayer for Owen Meany: a novel. 1st trade ed. New York, Morrow.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Irving, John, 1942-. 1989. A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel. New York, Morrow.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Irving, John, 1942-, A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel. New York, Morrow, 1989.

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Irving, John. A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel. 1st trade ed. New York, Morrow, 1989.

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