The Water-Method Man

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The Water-Method Man

By John Irving

Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345418005, 288pp.

Publication Date: June 23, 1997

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."

"From the Paperback edition.

About the Author
John Irving is the author of numerous novels for adults, including "A Widow for One Year, The Cider House Rules, A Prayer for Owen Meany," and "The World According to Garp," He lives in Vermont and Toronto.