The Cider House Rules by John Irving

The Cider House Rules (1985) is a novel by American writer John Irving, a Bildungsroman, which was later adapted into a film (1999) and a stage play by Peter Parnell. The story, set in the pre– and post–World War II era, is about a young man, Homer Wells, growing up under the guidance of Dr. Wilbur Larch, an obstetrician and abortionist. The story relates his early life at Larch's orphanage in Maine and follows Homer as he eventually leaves the nest and comes of age in the world.

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Cider House Rules: A Novel (Modern Library (Hardcover)) Hardcover 434198 $16.80 $1.98 1999
The Cider House Rules Hardcover 1509239 $31.96 $2.50 1985
The Cider House Rules Kindle Edition 10 $6.83 2012
The Cider House Rules Mass Market Paperback 122735 $2.69 $0.01 1993
The Cider House Rules Paperback 41330 $6.00 $0.01 1997
The Cider House Rules: A Novel Paperback 2313430 $7.01 $0.01
The Cider House Rules, Part Two: In Other Parts of the World - Acting Edition (Acting Edition for Theater Productions) Paperback 3127457 $23.63 $4.81 2001
The Cider House Rules: A Screenplay Paperback 3380665 $61.12 $1.58 1999
The Cider House Rules (Ballantine Reader's Circle) Paperback 2998418 $7.94 $0.90 1997
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Las Normas De La Casa De La Sidra / The Cider House Rules (Spanish Edition) Paperback 6436003 $8.53 $19.00 2002
Principes De Maine, Reyes De Nueva Inglaterra/the Cider House Rules (Spanish Edition) Paperback 18049915 $31.69 $25.00 1986
Príncipes de Maine, reyes de Nueva Inglaterra (Volumen independiente nº 1) (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition 2065668 2014
Principes De Maine (Spanish Edition) Paperback 6162422 $25.32 $16.77 2002
The Cider House Rules Paperback 3533128 $1.68 $0.01
The Cider House Rules (Chinese Edition) Paperback 9379834 $22.69 2018
The Cider House Rules Part 2 Of 2 Audio Cassette 16956351 $59.00 $33.89 1985
The Cider House Rules, Part One: Here in St. Cloud's - Acting Edition (Acting Edition for Theater Productions) Paperback 4285603 $64.99 $2.44 2001