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A Prayer for Owen Meany


'If you care about something you have to protect it. If you're lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it'. ... Show synopsis

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A Prayer for All of Us

by RandyEhrler on Jun 14, 2012

I have read this book at least three times. The last time I read it in its entirety was during a very difficult time in my life ? a period in which I was wandering in the ?dessert? ? uncertain of my purpose in this life. I was not, at that time, a believer. I was a ?physical? Christian, by which I ... More

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loved it!

by Brenda F on Feb 17, 2011

This is one of my favorites from John Irving. I have read all his books More


One of the best books ever

by courtneyinatlanta on Aug 26, 2010

John Irving is one of my favorite authors, and A Prayer for Owen Meany is one of his best. The story is touching and sad and funny, and I think you'd have to have ice running through your veins if you didn't find it moving. More


OMG!!! This is a GREAT book!!!!

by 13vampires on Sep 16, 2007

All I can say is WOW. The title didn't mean much to me at first and it sounded like some sort of annoying "yay-religion!" book--I only read it because it was AP English Language and Composition summer homework. But this book is SO MUCH MORE! I can understand why my teacher assigned this book. The title ... More


One of the best books of all time

by Caspian on Apr 11, 2007

Is it a good sign when a book makes you cry every time you finish it? I mean, I'm a man, and we're not supposed to cry over books. Chuckle, maybe. Cry, never. And yet every time I've read A Prayer for Owen Meany (and I've read it 4 or 5 times), I weep. What is it about this book that makes it so ... More

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