The World According to Garp by John Irving 1978 Vintage Books

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 A timeless classic, John Irving's 1978 novel, The World According to Garp, uses witty and compassionate storytelling to explore a wide range of themes, from gender and identity to American culture and its divisions. Featuring a quirky cast of characters, the novel is considered by many to be one of most creative works of modern literature.


The book The World According to Garp is in good vintage condition for its age with no rips or tears. Please note the slight wear on the dust jacket, the prevous owners namw written on the first page, as shown in the photos.

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The vintage & antique items I share with you have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, typical for vintage or antique pieces. 

Book dimensions:9x7x1

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