A Prayer for Owen Meany

John Irving, Author Ballantine Books $7.99 (640p) ISBN 978-0-345-36179-0
Although he is convincing in his appraisal of the tragedy of Vietnam and in his religious philosophizing, ``Irving's storytelling skills have gone seriously astray in this contrived, preachy, tedious tale of the eponymous Owen Meany, a latter-day prophet and Christ-like figure who dies a martyr after having inspired true Christian belief in the narrator Johnny Wheelwright,'' warned PW . Author tour. (May)
Reviewed on: 04/17/1990
Release date: 04/01/1990
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