The Water-Method Man

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The Water-Method Man

By John Irving

Ballantine Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780345367426, 384pp.

Publication Date: June 17, 1990


The main character of John Irving's second novel, written when the author was twenty-nine, is a perpetual graduate student with a birth defect in his urinary tract--and a man on the threshold of committing himself to a second marriage that bears remarkable resemblance to his first....
"Three or four times as funny as most novels."