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A Prayer for Owen Meany

A Prayer for Owen Meany


by John Irving

A Prayer for Owen Meany: Back to the Future Quiz

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Q. In the 1950s, Owen and John Wheelwright are citizens of what fictitious town?

Gravesend, NH
Frontstreet, ME
Matriarch, MA
Ethereal, NH
Podunk, CA
Q. We learn that John’s mother Tabby met his father

On an airplane
During the war
On a train
On Jdate
Q. Owen’s family works in which industry?

Evil science
Q. What are two of Owen’s physical abnormalities?

Very tall and very skinny
Very short and wrecked voice
Very tall and big ears
Very short and bad teeth
Q. Owen dubs himself:

“God’s vacuum”
“God’s instrument”
“The angel Owen”
“God’s poolboy”