The world according to Garp : a novel

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New York : E. P. Dutton, c1978.
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
437 pages ; 25 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 6.7 - AR Pts: 33
Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Fiction
This is the life and times of T. S. Garp, the bastard son of Jenny Fields, a feminist leader ahead of her time. This is the life and death of a famous mother and her almost-famous son; theirs is a world of sexual extremes, even of sexual assassinations. It is a novel rich with lunacy and sorrow, yet the dark, violent events of the story do not undermine a comedy both ribald and robust. In more than thirty languages, in more than forty countries-with more than ten million copies in print-this novel provides almost cheerful, even hilarious evidence of its famous last line: "In the world according to Garp, we are all terminal cases."
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Level 6.7, 33 Points


General Note
"A Henry Robbins book."
National Book Award, 1980.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Irving, J. (1978). The world according to Garp: a novel. New York: E. P. Dutton.

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Irving, John, 1942-. 1978. The World According to Garp: A Novel. New York: E. P. Dutton.

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Irving, John, 1942-, The World According to Garp: A Novel. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1978.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Irving, John. The World According to Garp: A Novel. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1978. Print.

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