9780062204097

A Prayer for Owen Meany

  • ISBN 13:

    9780062204097

  • ISBN 10:

    0062204092

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/03/2012
  • Publisher: William Morrow & Co

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Summary

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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