A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

In the summer of 1953, two eleven-year-old boys—best friends—are playing in a Little League baseball game in Gravesend, New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills the other boy’s mo...

The 199th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 8th on The 100 Favorite Novels of Librarians (Bookman.com)
  2. - 8th on The Celebrity Reading List (Gardiner Public Library)
  3. - 20th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  4. - 50th on Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century (themodernnovel.com)
  5. - 52nd on Waterstone's Books of the Century (LibraryThing)
  6. - 73rd on The New Classics - 100 Best Reads from 1983 to 2008 (Entertainment Weekly)
  7. - The Great American Read (PBS)
  8. - Best Books Ever (bookdepository.com)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
A Prayer for Owen Meany Hardcover 106884 $4.12 $0.01 1989
A Prayer for Owen Meany Audio CD 1015225 $36.27 $15.33 2009
A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel Kindle Edition 1752 $7.99 2012
A Prayer for Owen Meany LP Paperback 57922 $8.71 $8.40 2012
A Prayer for Owen Meany Hardcover 104781 $13.86 $14.31 2013
A Prayer for Owen Meany Mass Market Paperback 377164 $3.28 $0.01 1990
A Prayer for Owen Meany Audio CD 716239 $11.40 $12.84 2013
A Prayer for Owen Meany. a Novel Hardcover 8403492 $27.00 1989
Oracion Por Owen (Fabula (Tusquets Editores)) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 3139903 $16.11 $14.72 2002
By John Irving A Prayer for Owen Meany (Unabridged) [Audio CD] Audio CD 855294 $37.97 $37.94 2013
A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle) Paperback 493787 $1.72 $0.01 1997
A Prayer for Owen Meany (Modern Library) Hardcover 287380 $12.22 $0.01 2002
A Prayer for Owen Meany Mass Market Paperback 48825 $3.30 $0.01 2012
By John Irving: A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle) ( Paperback ) Paperback 327780 $5.23 $3.47 1996
A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY: A NOVEL Unknown Binding 10767966 $1,494.01 $25.00 1989
A Prayer for Owen Meany Publisher: Ballantine Books Paperback 950561 $4.14 $0.01
A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel Paperback 2333 $10.81 $3.57 2012