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The Resource A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel, John Irving

A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel, John Irving

Label
A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel
Title
A prayer for Owen Meany
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John Irving
Title variation
Simon Birch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Owen Meany hits a foul ball while playing baseball in the summer of 1953 that kills his best friend's mother, an accident that Owen is sure is the result of divine intervention
Summary
Owen Meany hits a foul ball while playing baseball in the summer of 1953 that kills his best friend's mother, an accident that Owen is sure is the result of divine intervention
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1990.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
035735
Cataloging source
WRR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irving, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Belief and doubt
  • Mothers
  • Male friendship
  • Predestination
  • New Hampshire
  • Birthfathers
  • Young men
  • Boys
  • Belief and doubt
  • Birthfathers
  • Boys
  • Male friendship
  • Mothers
  • Predestination
  • Young men
  • New Hampshire
Target audience
adult
Label
A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel, John Irving
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn794233685
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
617 pages
Isbn
9780062204226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)794233685
Label
A prayer for Owen Meany : a novel, John Irving
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn794233685
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
617 pages
Isbn
9780062204226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)794233685

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