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A Prayer for Owen Meany (Audible Modern Vanguard)

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In the summer of 1953, two eleven-year-old boysa best friendsa are playing in a Little League baseball game in Gravesend, New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball and kills the other boya (TM)s mother. The boy who hits the ball doesna (TM)t believe in accidents; Owen Meany believes he is Goda (TM)s instrument. What happens to Owen, after that 1953 foul ball, is extraordinary and terrifying.

a oeJohn Irving, who writes novels in the unglamorous but effective way Babe Ruth used to hit home runs, deserves a medal not only for writing this book but for the way he has written ita ].A Prayer for Owen Meany is a rare creation in the somehow exhausted world of late twentieth-century fictiona it is an amazingly brave piece of worka ]so extraordinary, so original, and so enrichinga ]readers will come to the end feeling sorry to leave this] richly textured and carefully wrought world.a a Stephen King

Synopsis:

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 and 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423391647
Author:
Irving, John
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Read by:
Barrett, Joe
Read:
Barrett, Joe
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Library
Series:
Audible Modern Vanguard
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.80x7.00x1.80 in. 1.20 lbs.
Media Run Time:
628

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"Synopsis" by , In the summer of 1953, two eleven-year-old boysa best friendsa are playing in a Little League baseball game in Gravesend, New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball and kills the other boya (TM)s mother. The boy who hits the ball doesna (TM)t believe in accidents; Owen Meany believes he is Goda (TM)s instrument. What happens to Owen, after that 1953 foul ball, is extraordinary and terrifying.

a oeJohn Irving, who writes novels in the unglamorous but effective way Babe Ruth used to hit home runs, deserves a medal not only for writing this book but for the way he has written ita ].A Prayer for Owen Meany is a rare creation in the somehow exhausted world of late twentieth-century fictiona it is an amazingly brave piece of worka ]so extraordinary, so original, and so enrichinga ]readers will come to the end feeling sorry to leave this] richly textured and carefully wrought world.a a Stephen King

"Synopsis" by , 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 and 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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