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By John Irving

i'm doomed to recollect a boy with a wrecked voice—not due to his voice, or simply because he was once the smallest individual I ever knew, or maybe simply because he used to be the device of my mother's dying, yet simply because he's the explanation i feel in God; i'm a Christian due to Owen Meany.

in the summertime of 1953, eleven-year-old boys—best friends—are enjoying in a bit League baseball (generic term) in Gravesend, New Hampshire. one of many boys hits a bad ball that kills the opposite boy's mom. The boy who hits the ball doesn't think in injuries; Owen Meany believes he's God's software. What occurs to Owen after that 1953 foul ball is impressive.

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