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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 True or False

1. In the 1950s, Owen and John Wheelwright are citizens of what fictitious town? -> Gravesend, NH
2. We learn that John’s mother Tabby met his father -> During the war
3. Owen’s family works in which industry? -> Granite
4. What are two of Owen’s physical abnormalities? -> Very tall and very skinny
5. Owen dubs himself: -> “God’s instrument”

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