A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel

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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.

 

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Harper Collins
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Published on
Mar 13, 2012
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Pages
640
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ISBN
9780062204103
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Christian / General
Fiction / Classics
Fiction / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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