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A Prayer for Owen Meany

A Prayer for Owen Meany


by John Irving

A Prayer for Owen Meany: Terrible Luck Quiz

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Q. Owen and John meet in what state before Owen’s death in 1968?

Q. How does Owen now feel about Catholics?

Still hates them
Doesn’t mention them
Likes them
Has become a convert
Q. What was Hester’s rock stage name?

Hester the Jester
Hester the Protestor
Hester the Molester
Hester the Vest-wearing Presser
Q. What eventually kills Owen Meany?

A baseball
A grenade
A bullet
A wiffle ball
Q. Where does Owen die?

At war
At Disneyland
In an aiport