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A Prayer for Owen Meany

John Irving

Eleven-year-old Owen Meany, playing in a Little League baseball game in Gravesend, New Hampshire, hits a foul ball and kills his best friend's mother. Owen doesn't believe in accidents; he believes he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after that 1953 foul is both extraordinary and terrifying. At moments a comic, self-deluded victim, but in ...
Publish Date
2013
September 17
First Published in 1989
Goodreads rating
4.23
ISBN
9780062299567
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Recommendations
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Recommendations
Mar 02, 2018
@RickFolbaum @matthewjdowd amazing amazing book      source
Mar 22, 2017
One of my favorite books ever of all time.      source