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Film, Video John Irving: 2009 National Book Festival

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Title

  • John Irving: 2009 National Book Festival

Summary

  • Best-selling author John Irving appears at the National Book Festival.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • National Book Festival (U.S.), sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2009-09-26.

Headings

  • -  Literature

Notes

  • -  Classification: Language and Literature.
  • -  John Irving.
  • -  Recorded on 2009-09-26.
  • -  Kids, Families.
  • -  Teachers.
  • -  John Irving is the best-selling author of "The World According to Garp," "The Hotel New Hampshire," "The Cider House Rules" and "A Prayer for Owen Meany," among other novels. Irving's fourth novel, "The World According to Garp," became an international best-seller and later a film starring Robin Williams and Glenn Close. It was also a finalist for the American Book Award for hardcover fiction in 1979. Irving wrote the screenplay for the 1999 film adaptation of "The Cider House Rules" and won an Oscar for his work. His most recent novels include "The Fourth Hand," published in 2001, 2005's "Until I Find You" and "Last Night in Twisted River" (2009). He lives in between New Hampshire and Ontario, Canada.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021692099

Online Format

  • video
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and U.S National Book Festival. John Irving:National Book Festival. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-26, 2009. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021692099/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & National Book Festival, U. S. (2009) John Irving:National Book Festival. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-26. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021692099/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and U.S National Book Festival. John Irving:National Book Festival. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-26, 2009. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021692099/>.