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The Resource A prayer for Owen Meany BOOKABLE DISCUSSION LARGE PRINT : a novel, John Irving

A prayer for Owen Meany BOOKABLE DISCUSSION LARGE PRINT : a novel, John Irving

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A prayer for Owen Meany BOOKABLE DISCUSSION LARGE PRINT : a novel
Title
A prayer for Owen Meany BOOKABLE DISCUSSION LARGE PRINT
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John Irving
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Language
eng
Summary
I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice{u2014}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{u2014}best friends{u2014}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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BTCTA
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no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
  • ADM adult book discussion
  • Bookable discussion large print
Label
A prayer for Owen Meany BOOKABLE DISCUSSION LARGE PRINT : a novel, John Irving
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
viii, 1137 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062205575
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
A prayer for Owen Meany BOOKABLE DISCUSSION LARGE PRINT : a novel, John Irving
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
viii, 1137 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062205575
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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