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Title:

Prayer for Owen Meany, A
 

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Genres:

Fiction (General)
Coming of Age

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John Irving - Prayer for Owen Meany, A - 8 SlowRain


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Average Complexity:
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Average Character Development:
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Editions:

# Date Publisher Binding Cover
1 1989-00-00 Ballantine Books  

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Blurb: 
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 and terrifying.

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