John Irving
John Irving

JOHN IRVING, born in Exeter, New Hampshire, published his first novel, Setting Free the Bears, when he was twenty-six. His most popular novel, worldwide, is A Prayer for Owen Meany, published in 1989. In 2000, Mr. Irving won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Cider House Rules. In 2013, he won the Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Fiction for In One Person. In 2018, he was the recipient of a Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the Richard C. Holbrooke Award for Distinguished Achievement. Mr. Irving competed as a wrestler for twenty years and coached wrestling until he was forty-seven. He is a member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Stillwater, Oklahoma. John Irving lives in Toronto.

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Author: John Irving | Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
Release Date: March 24, 2020
The New York Times bestselling saga of a most unusual family from the award-winning author of The World According to Garp.“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was ...
Author: John Irving | Narrator: John Irving and MacLeod Andrews
Release Date: November 13, 2018
A special 40th anniversary edition of the bestselling coming-of-age classic novel by John Irving, with a new introduction by the author.  "He is more than popular. He is a Populist, determined to keep alive the Dickensian tradition tha...
ISBN: 9781984889010
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Author: John Irving | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: October 27, 2009
In 1954, in the cookhouse of a logging and sawmill settlement in northern New Hampshire, an anxious twelve-year-old boy mistakes the local constable’s girlfriend for a bear. Both the twelve-year-old and his father become fugitives, forced to ru...
Author: John Irving | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: April 18, 2006
Until I Find You is the story of the actor Jack Burns – his life, loves, celebrity and astonishing search for the truth about his parents. When he is four years old, Jack travels with his mother Alice, a tattoo artist, to several North Sea port...
A Widow for One Year Cover
Author: John Irving | Narrator: George Guidall
Release Date: July 12, 2005
Ruth Cole is a complex, often self-contradictory character--a "difficult" woman.  By no means is she conventionally "nice," but she will never be forgotten.Ruth's story is told in three parts, each focusing on a crucial ...
A Widow for One Year Cover
Author: John Irving | Narrator: Jason Culp
Release Date: July 03, 2001
#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKWhile reporting a story from India, New York journalist Patrick Wallingford inadvertently becomes his own headline when his left hand is eaten by a lion. In Boston, a renowned surgeon eagerly...