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Avenue of Mysteries

by John Irving

Avenue of Mysteries

Hardcover, 460 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $28 |


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While on a pilgrimage in the Philippines to fulfill a promise to a childhood friend, the elderly Juan Diego revisits his early years in Mexico, the memories of which still haunt him.

Awards and Recognition

7 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List

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John Irving Always Knows Where He's Going

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