In One Person by John Irving

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As an adolescent, Billy Abbott was preoccupied with having crushes on the wrong people: a lusty librarian, his stepfather, the wrestling star at his all-boys prep school. John Irving's newest novel, In One Person, is narrated by adult Billy as he looks back on life and shares the details of past relationships and sexual encounters, the books he read, the places he traveled, and tender moments and conflicts between his family members. Fans of Irving will find the usual subjects--wrestling, New England, writers and sex--but also another good story with likeable, and very human, characters. Check Our Catalog

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