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John Irving Always Knows Where He's Going

Writer John Irving doesn't believe in miracles — but he is fascinated by them. And there is much that is both miraculous and mysterious in his new book, Avenue of Mysteries. Irving has written 14 novels, including A Prayer for Owen Meany, The World According to Garp and The Cider House Rules. Circuses, orphans and transgender characters often appear in his work, which has a way of mixing the real with the surreal in unexpected ways. http://www.npr.org/2015/11/03/453986815/john-irving-always-knows-where-hes-going #FullNewsAudioAvailable #NPR

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