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Books Like A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving | Suggesting Reading

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Charles Dickens's Great Expectations (1982, Bantam Classic edition with an introduction by Irving), which tells the story of the village boy Pip and his "great expectations," is one of the novels that inspired Irving to become a writer.

The family saga The World according to Garp (1976) was Irving's first best-selling novel, achieving cult status as well as critical acclaim.

Neil Sheehen's A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam (1989) is a harsh critique of the war as exemplified in the career of John Paul Vann, who was an American military adviser in Vietnam. Sheehen is a journalist who covered the Vietnam War, and this book won a Pulitzer Prize.

In Miracles (reprint, 2001), C. S. Lewis argues in his accessible, conversational style that miracles really do happen, even in everyday life, and are an essential element in the life of Christian faith.

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