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The World According to Garp

A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

John Irving

This is the life and times of T. S. Garp, the bastard son of Jenny Fields, a feminist leader ahead of her time. This is the life and death of a famous mother and her almost-famous son; theirs is a world of sexual extremes, even of sexual assassinations. It is a novel rich with lunacy and sorrow, yet the dark, violent events of the story do not unde...
Publish Date
1997-06-23T00:00:00.000Z
1997-06-23T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1978
Goodreads rating
4.09
ISBN
9780345418012
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2022-06-05T14:54:38.000Z
@blainecapatch @BrianLynch I loved the movie - book is one of my favorites, too.      source