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HARPER COLLINS 1 9780062204226

A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY

Autor: JOHN IRVING

Editorial: HARPER COLLINS

A Prayer for Owen Meany

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I AM DOOMED TO REMEMBER A BOY WITH A WRECKED VOICE-NOT BECAUSE OF HIS VOICE, OR BECAUSE HE WAS THE SMALLEST PERSON I EVER KNEW, OR EVEN BECAUSE HE WAS THE INSTRUMENT OF MY MOTHER S DEATH, BUT BECAUSE HE IS THE REASON I BELIEVE IN GOD; I AM A CHRISTIAN BECAUSE OF OWEN MEANY. 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 THAT 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.
IRVING HAS HIT HIS STRIDE, AND THE DAY BELONGS TO HIM AND TO OWEN MEANY….[A] GREAT NOVEL. DALLAS MORNING NEWS
ROOMY , INTELLIGENT, EXHILARATING, AND DARKLY COMIC….DICKENSIAN IN SCOPE….QUITE STUNNING AND VERY AMBITIOUS. LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVIEW
AMONG THE VERY BEST AMERICAN NOVELS OF OUR TIME. CHARLOTTE OBSERVER

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I AM DOOMED TO REMEMBER A BOY WITH A WRECKED VOICE-NOT BECAUSE OF HIS VOICE, OR BECAUSE HE WAS THE SMALLEST PERSON I EVER KNEW, OR EVEN BECAUSE HE WAS THE INSTRUMENT OF MY MOTHER S DEATH, BUT BECAUSE HE IS THE REASON I BELIEVE IN GOD; I AM A CHRISTIAN BECAUSE OF OWEN MEANY. IN THE SUMMER OF 1953, TWO ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD BOYS-BEST FRIENDS-ARE PLAYING IN A LITTLE LEAGUE ... Ver más
Información Adicional
Nombre A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY
No. Ref. (SKU) 9780062204226
Editorial HARPER COLLINS
Género N/A
Autor JOHN IRVING
ISBN 9780062204226
EAN 9780062204226
Idioma Inglés
Año 2012
Formatos Rústico
Número de páginas 617
Edición 1
Novedad N/A
Código BMG N/A

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