John Irving published his first novel at the age of twenty-six. He has received awards from the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Guggenheim Foundation; he has won an O. Henry Award, a National Book Award, and an Academy Award. Mr. Irving is married to his literary agent, Janet Turnbull; he has three sons and one grandson. Currently, at the age of fifty-eight, he is at work on a novel and two screenplays.
The New York Times bestselling saga of a most unusual family from the award-winning author of The World According to Garp.
“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was t...[SEE MORE]