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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ballantine Books
Publication date April 1, 1990
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780345361790
ISBN-10 0345361792
Dimensions 1.25 by 4.25 by 7 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $7.99
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
While playing baseball in the summer of 1953, Owen Meany hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother, and he becomes convinced that he is an instrument of God (view table of contents)
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Editions
Hardcover
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Reprint edition from William Morrow & Co (September 17, 2013)
9780062299567 | details & prices | 627 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.75 in. | 1.76 lbs | List price $24.99
About: A deluxe collector’s edition of John Irving’s beloved A Prayer for Owen Meany—a coming-of-age tale that ranks among the most cherished American classics, including To Kill a Mockingbird and Catcher in the Rye.
Reissue edition from World Pubns (March 1, 1992); titled "Prayer for Owen Meany"
9780792481973 | details & prices | List price $4.98
About: Owen Meany hits a foul ball while playing baseball in the summer of 1953 that kills his best friend's mother, an accident that Owen is sure is the result of divine intervention
Limited edition from William Morrow & Co (March 1, 1989); titled "Prayer for Owen Meany"
9780688087609 | details & prices | 6.50 × 10.00 × 1.75 in. | 2.50 lbs | List price $150.00
About: Owen Meany hits a foul ball while playing baseball in the summer of 1953 that kills his best friend's mother, an accident that Owen is sure is the result of divine intervention
from William Morrow & Co (March 1, 1989); titled "Prayer for Owen Meany"
9780688077082 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.75 in. | 2.05 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Owen Meany hits a foul ball while playing baseball in the summer of 1953 that kills his best friend's mother, an accident that Owen is sure is the result of divine intervention
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Harpercollins (April 3, 2012)
9780062204226 | details & prices | 617 pages | 4.25 × 7.00 × 1.50 in. | 0.66 lbs | List price $7.99
About: "I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother's death, but because he is the reason I believe in God; I am a Christian because of Owen Meany.
Lgr edition from Harpercollins (April 3, 2012)
9780062205575 | details & prices | 1137 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 2.00 in. | 2.50 lbs | List price $22.99
About: I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest personI ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother'sdeath, but because he is the reason I believe in God;I am a Christian because of Owen Meany.
Reprint edition from William Morrow & Co (April 3, 2012)
9780062204097 | details & prices | 627 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.16 lbs | List price $15.99
About: I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother's death, but because he is the reason I believe in God; I am a Christian because of Owen Meany.
from Gardners Books (September 1, 2010)
9780552776790 | details & prices | 720 pages | 4.25 × 7.25 × 1.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $15.20
About: "I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother's death, but because he is the reason I believe in God; I am a Christian because of Owen Meany.
from Ballantine Books (May 1, 1997)
9780345417978 | details & prices | 543 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Title: A Son of the Circus Binding: Paperback Author: JohnIrving Publisher: BallantineBooks
The price comparison is for this edition
Reissue edition from Ballantine Books (April 1, 1990)
9780345361790 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $7.99
About: While playing baseball in the summer of 1953, Owen Meany hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother, and he becomes convinced that he is an instrument of God
Reinforced
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from Demco Media (April 1, 1999); titled "Prayer for Owen Meany"
9780606162494 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $16.80
About: While playing baseball in the summer of 1953, Owen Meany hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother, and he becomes convinced that he is an instrument of God
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780613034210 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $18.40
About: While playing baseball in the summer of 1953, Owen Meany hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother, and he becomes convinced that he is an instrument of God

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