The Imaginary Girlfriend

The Imaginary Girlfriend : A Memoir

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This work combines a portrait of the world of wrestling with a memoir that portrays a father's dedication to his children. It is a tribute to the writers and wrestlers who played a mentor role in Irving's development as a novelist, a wrestler and a wrestling coach.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 148 pages
  • 118 x 182 x 22mm | 281.23g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • portraits
  • 0747524823
  • 9780747524823
  • 1,650,500

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About John Irving

John Irving has been nominated for a National Book Award three times, winning it in 1980 for The World According to Garp. In 1992, Mr. Irving was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Stillwater, Oklahoma. In 2000, he won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Cider House Rules - a film with seven Academy Award nominations. Last Night in Twisted River is his twelfth novel.
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