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A Prayer for Owen Meany

A Prayer for Owen Meany

  

by John Irving

A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Bar Mitzvah for Owen Meany True or False

1. What is Owen’s pen-name when he begins writing for the school paper? -> “The Voice”
2. Why is July 8th important to Owen? -> It’s the day he thinks he’ll die
3. Why do Hester and Owen begin to fight? -> Hester is against the Vietnam War
4. Mr. Meany confides in John that he thinks Owen was ________ -> Never that smart
5. Who, in fact, stole the baseball that killed John Wheelwright’s mother Tabby? -> Owen Meany

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