The World According to Garp Summary
John Irving

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The World According to Garp Overview

The World According to Garp, a novel by John Irving, has been a worldwide best seller since its publication in 1978 and won a National Book Award in 1980. It follows the life and coming of age of T.S. Garp, the child of Jenny Fields, a nurse who defied not only her families’ expectations, but the expectations of society at the time. This is Irving’s fourth novel and is above all a coming of age story.

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