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A prayer for Owen Meany / John Irving.

Irving, John, 1942- (Author). Barrett, Joe. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781423391678 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1423391675 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: [Grand Haven] : Brilliance Audio, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 26:51:36.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Joe Barrett.
Summary, etc.: 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.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 386204 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > United States > Fiction.
Belief and doubt > Fiction.
Mothers > Death > Fiction.
Male friendship > Fiction.
Predestination > Fiction.
Birthfathers > Fiction.
New Hampshire > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Religious fiction.

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