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A Prayer for Owen Meany

"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.

ISBN: 9781613839829

ISBN-10: 9781613839829

Publisher: Perfection Learning

Publication Date: 04/03/2012 - 12:00am

On Sale: 04/03/2012 - 12:00am

Pages: 617

Language: English

Categories

Literary

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