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The Cider House Rules

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 28,066 Ratings and 1,563 Reviews

Book Description
"John Irving's best novel . . . He is among the very best storytellers." - Philadelphia Inquirer From one of America's most beloved and respected writers comes the classic story of Homer Wells, an orphan, and Wilbur Larch, a doctor without children of his own, who develop an extraordinary bond with one another. "Entertaining and affecting . . . A truly astounding amount of artistry and ingenuity... More
Book Information
PublisherHarperCollins Children's Books
BindingAudio Cassette (36 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages25
Publication Date11/24/1999
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About John Irving (Author) : John Irving is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of John Irving include The Cider House Rules (Unabridged), The World According to Garp (Unabr... more
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About Grover Gardner (Reader) : Grover Gardner is a published author and a narrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Grover Gardner include Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Classic Books on ... more
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5/26/2010 Marsha Macalush said: One of the best books I have ever read. So disappointed when I saw the movie version, missed so many important/vital parts of the book.
tags: I read

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5/17/2008 Dorman Shindler said:
All of Irving's fiction remains, for me, some of the best in contemporary American literature. I picked this one, but I could easily have picked any one of his other titles, including THE WATER-METHOD MAN (easily his funniest novel ever, and a favorite), A SON OF THE CIRCUS (a structurally complica... more

tags: Inspired me

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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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