A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel
A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel

Irving, John, 1942- author.


1st William Morrow paperback ed.

Physical Description
viii, 627, 16 pages ; 21 cm.

General Note
Originally published in 1989.
"P.S. insights, interviews, & more ..."--Cover.

Reading Level
990 L Lexile

Subject Term
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Fiction.
Predestination -- Fiction.
Belief and doubt -- Fiction.
Birthfathers -- Fiction.
Mothers -- Death -- Fiction.
Male friendship -- Fiction.

Geographic Term
New Hampshire -- Fiction.

Psychological fiction.
Christian fiction.

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. --

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