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  • Trying to Save Piggy Sneed
  • Written by John Irving
  • Format: Trade Paperback | ISBN: 9780345404749
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Synopsis

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Here is a treat for John Irving addicts and a perfect introduction to his work for the uninitiated.  To open this spirited collection, Irving explains how he became a writer.  There follow six scintillating stories written over the last twenty years ending with a homage to Charles Dickens.  This irresistible collection cannot fail to delight and charm.
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The World According to Garp, which won the National Book Award in 1980, was John Irving's fourth novel and his first international bestseller. Irving's novels are now translated into thirty-five languages, and he has had nine international bestsellers.

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"An absolute must." --London Free Press

"His characters delight, their situations intrigue and the world takes on new and meaningful hues." --Peterborough Examiner

"Hilarious.  Highly enjoyable stories with zany plots and unforgettable characters, made all the more readable by Irving's silky smooth prose." --The Independent



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