The Resource A prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving, (sound recording)

A prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving, (sound recording)

Label
A prayer for Owen Meany
Title
A prayer for Owen Meany
Statement of responsibility
John Irving
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the summer of 1953, two 11-year-old boys--best friends--are playing in a Little League baseball game in New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother. Owen Meany believes he didn't hit the ball by accident. He believes he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after 1953 is extraordinary and terrifying. He is Irving's most heartbreaking hero
Member of
Cataloging source
SFR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irving, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
7.7
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Joe Barrett
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Barrett, Joe
Series statement
Brilliance Audio on compact disc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Belief and doubt
  • Mothers
  • Male friendship
  • Predestination
  • Birthfathers
  • Young men
  • Boys
  • New Hampshire
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Audible modern vanguard"--Container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • In container (18 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
22 sound discs (27 hr., 8 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781480530133
Other control number
9781480530133
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
10878061
System control number
  • ocn428126873
  • (OCoLC)428126873
  • 657957
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • "Audible modern vanguard"--Container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • In container (18 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
22 sound discs (27 hr., 8 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781480530133
Other control number
9781480530133
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
10878061
System control number
  • ocn428126873
  • (OCoLC)428126873
  • 657957
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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