A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY

Editorial: HARPER COLLINS
Precio Gandhi $179
No disponible

A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY

A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY

Editorial: HARPER COLLINS
ISBN
9780062204226
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
  • Categoría BISAC GAN1006
  • Edición 1a Edición
  • Formato RUSTICO
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Número de páginas 617
  • Año 2012
Agregar a mi lista de deseos