A prayer for Owen Meany: a novel

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In the summer of 1953, two 11-year-old boys--best friends--are playing in a Little League baseball game in New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother. Owen Meany believes he didn't hit the ball by accident. He believes he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after 1953 is extraordinary and terrifying. He is Irving's most heartbreaking hero. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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9780688087609
9780688077082
9780062299567
9780062204226
9780062204103
9780345417978
9781423391630
9780062205575
9780679642596
9780062204097
9780062284853
9780345361790
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Grouping Title prayer for owen meany
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auth_author2 Barrett, Joe, 1950-
author Irving, John.
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display_description In the summer of 1953, two 11-year-old boys--best friends--are playing in a Little League baseball game in New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother. Owen Meany believes he didn't hit the ball by accident. He believes he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after 1953 is extraordinary and terrifying. A Prayer for Owen Meany is a coming-of-age tale that ranks among the most cherished American classics.
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title_display A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel
title_full A Prayer for Owen Meany, A prayer for Owen Meany / John Irving, A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel / John Irving, A prayer for Owen Meany [sound recording] / John Irving, A prayer for owen meany [electronic resource]. John Irving
title_short A prayer for Owen Meany :
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topic_facet Belief and doubt, Birthfathers, Boys, Death, Fiction, Friendship, Large type books, Literature, Male friendship, Mothers, Predestination, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Young men