John Irving

novelist and screenwriter

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American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter (for The Cider House Rules)

John Irving on KCRW

John Irving: In One Person

from Bookworm

John Irving: A Widow for One Year

from Bookworm

John Irving: A Prayer for Owen Meany

from Bookworm

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