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Paul Laudiero: IMG Shit Rough Draft



I was sitting in a British and Irish romantic drama class my last semester in college when the idea for Shit Rough Drafts hit me. I was working... Continue »
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The Cider House Rules (Modern Library)

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First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is John Irving's sixth novel. Set in rural Maine in the first half of this century, it tells the story of Dr. Wilbur Larch--saint and obstetrician, founder and director of the orphanage in the town of St. Cloud's, ether addict and abortionist. It is also the story of Dr. Larch's favorite orphan, Homer Wells, who is never adopted.

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As the movie version of "The Cider House Rules" is released, Modern Library brings back John Irving's imaginative novel in hardcover.

About the Author

John Irving published his first novel at the age of twenty-six. He has received awards from the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Guggenheim Foundation; he has won an O. Henry Award, a National Book Award, and an Academy Award. Mr. Irving lives with his family in Toronto and Vermont.

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ISBN:
9780679603351
Author:
Irving, John
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Abortion
Subject:
Physicians
Subject:
Young men
Subject:
Orphanages
Subject:
Bildungsromane.
Subject:
Maine
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
Modern Library ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Modern Library (Hardcover)
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
8.28x5.69x1.18 in. 1.39 lbs.

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