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The World According To Garp

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American fiction dotes on its plucky rebel kids - those clear-eyed but big-hearted outsiders and vagabonds who from Twain to Sali... Weiterlesen
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Zusatztext American fiction dotes on its plucky rebel kids - those clear-eyed but big-hearted outsiders and vagabonds who from Twain to Salinger! and far beyond! light out for the territory of a hard-won liberty. No one! over three decades! has worked this seam with more zest and glee than John Irving...his quirkily compassionate individualism reliably stands up for the upstart and the outcast Zusammenfassung A masterpiece from one of the great contemporary American writers. Anniversary edition with a new afterword from the author 'BRILLIANT' Cosmpolitan; 'ABSOLUTELY EXTRAORDINARY' L A Times Informationen zum Autor John Irving! the novelist and screenwriter! competed as a wrestler for twenty years. He was Kurt Vonnegut's student in the Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa! where Mr. Irving later taught. In 1980! he won a National Book Award for his novel The World According to Garp . In 2000! he won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Cider House Rules ! which also won a Maggie Award from Planned Parenthood-in recognition of exceptional achievement in the area of reproductive rights. In 2012 and 2013! Mr. Irving won two Lambda Literary Awards: for Bisexual Fiction! for In One Person ; also a Bridge Builder Award! for writing empathetically about the LGBTQ community. His novels have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. John Irving lives in Toronto. He is at work on a fifteenth novel-a ghost story! titled Darkness as a Bride -and he's in the process of adapting The World According to Garp as a television miniseries. Klappentext A masterpiece from one of the great contemporary American writers. Anniversary edition with a new afterword from the author 'BRILLIANT' Cosmpolitan; 'ABSOLUTELY EXTRAORDINARY' L A Times

Vorwort

A masterpiece from one of the great contemporary American writers.
Anniversary edition with a new afterword from the author
'BRILLIANT' Cosmpolitan; 'ABSOLUTELY EXTRAORDINARY' L A Times



Autorentext

John Irving, the novelist and screenwriter, competed as a wrestler for twenty years. He was Kurt Vonnegut's student in the Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa, where Mr. Irving later taught. In 1980, he won a National Book Award for his novel The World According to Garp. In 2000, he won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Cider House Rules, which also won a Maggie Award from Planned Parenthood-in recognition of exceptional achievement in the area of reproductive rights. In 2012 and 2013, Mr. Irving won two Lambda Literary Awards: for Bisexual Fiction, for In One Person; also a Bridge Builder Award, for writing empathetically about the LGBTQ community. His novels have been translated into more than thirty-five languages.

John Irving lives in Toronto. He is at work on a fifteenth novel-a ghost story, titled Darkness as a Bride-and he's in the process of adapting The World According to Garp as a television miniseries.



Klappentext

A masterpiece from one of the great contemporary American writers. Anniversary edition with a new afterword from the author 'BRILLIANT' Cosmpolitan; 'ABSOLUTELY EXTRAORDINARY' L A Times

Produktinformationen

Titel: The World According To Garp
Autor:
EAN: 9781474614405
ISBN: 978-1-4746-1440-5
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Orion
Genre: Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten: 544
Gewicht: 376g
Größe: H197mm x B128mm x T37mm
Jahr: 2019