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A truly wonderful read! I am a great fan of John Irving and have read most of his books with great expectations. He never fails to deliver!...
"The first of my father's illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels."
So says John Berry, son of a hapless dreamer, brother to a cadre of ...
JOHN IRVING was born in Exeter, New Hampshire, in 1942. His first novel, Setting Free the Bears, was published in 1968, when he was twenty-six. He competed as a wrestler for twenty years, and coached wrestling until he was forty-seven. Mr. Irving has been nominated for a National Book Award three times--winning once, in 1980, for his novelThe World According to Garp. He received an O. Henry Award in 1981 for his short story "Interior Space." In 2000, Mr. Irving won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay forThe Cider House Rules. In 2013, he won a Lambda Literary Award for his novelIn One Person. An international writer--his novels have been translated into more than thirty-five languages--John Irving lives in Toronto. His all-time best-selling novel, in every language, isA Prayer for Owen Meany. Avenue of Mysteries is his fourteenth novel.
|Genre||FICTION / Literary|
|Publisher Date||1995-10-01 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||0.45 lb|
A truly wonderful read! I am a great fan of John Irving and have read most of his books with great expectations. He never fails to deliver!Read More
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