Trying to Save Piggy Sneed

By John Irving
(Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345404749, 448pp.)

Publication Date: February 11, 1997

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Here is a treat for John Irving addicts and a perfect introduction to his work for the uninitiated.  To open this spirited collection, Irving explains how he became a writer.  There follow six scintillating stories written over the last twenty years ending with a homage to Charles Dickens.  This irresistible collection cannot fail to delight and charm.

About the Author

John Irving is the author of seven magnificent novels, all available in Ballantine paperbacks.  His most recent novel is A Prayer for Owen Meany.  He lives in Vermont.

Praise For Trying to Save Piggy Sneed

"An absolute must." --London Free Press

"His characters delight, their situations intrigue and the world takes on new and meaningful hues." --Peterborough Examiner

"Hilarious.  Highly enjoyable stories with zany plots and unforgettable characters, made all the more readable by Irving's silky smooth prose." --The Independent

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